Need help with dosage for worming.

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  1. Kuntry Klucker

    Kuntry Klucker Thekuntryklucker.blog Premium Member

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    Hi All,

    I am worming my girls for the first time this weekend.
    I have safe-guard wormer and I was wondering
    how much to give each chicken?

    I have a syringe that is measured from 0.5 - 3 mL(cc).
    Using this syringe how much do I need to give each of
    my ladies.

    I have Buff Orphingtons who are about 10 months old.

    Any guidance would be great.

    Also, do I need to dilute the wormer or can I use it right out of the bottle?

    Thanks in Advance,
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  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Use it right out of the bottle (shake it well.) For safeguard liquid goat wormer, administer orally. Dosage is 1cc for giants, 3/4cc for large fowl, 1/2cc for standards, 1/4cc for smaller birds. Redose again in 10 days. There's a recommended 24 day withdrawal period start to finish.
     
  3. Kuntry Klucker

    Kuntry Klucker Thekuntryklucker.blog Premium Member

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    OK, Thanks you so much dawg53. I am assuming that my Buff Orphington's are Standard size Vs. Large
    Fowl, is that correct? I just want to make sure that I give them the right amount.

    Thanks again,
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    You can give her 3/4cc if you wish, it wont hurt her. (Safe)guard is a very safe wormer.
     

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