piperazine dosage

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by veronica2368, Oct 4, 2007.

  1. veronica2368

    veronica2368 Out Of The Brooder

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    hello all,
    i am treating my hens for worms right now and i just wormed them yesterday with piperazine...i oz per gallon of water...for them to drink until it is gone. i have down that and did some looking on the internet....a lot of sources say to repeat teeatment in 7-10 days....is that what you normally do? also how muych water with piperaine in it should i give to a bird that is ill and doesnt want to drink? i am making her drink with a syringe but i am not sure how much i should make her drink to get the proper dosage .
    i plan on cleaning out the run and coop this weekend after all the worning is done also.
    thanks for the help.
    veronica
     
  2. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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  3. veronica2368

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    diana..i have syringes that has ml on them. they are rather small..i do have one bigger......thank you for that info but it confuses me a little...could you let me know what that dosage meant in terms of something i can measure? i put an ounce of the piperazine in a gallon of water so far. that water is pretty much gone. i gave red at least 5 cc....i porobably gave her4 or 5 syringes full yesterday...the syringe contains 3 cc total.
    veronica
     
  4. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The bottle directions says 1oz per gallon, and to let them drink for 1 day. One hen will average 16 oz of water per day. So she would need to drink at least 16 oz's in a days time for it to be effective, So far she's consuming no where near that.
    She needs to consume 3.5 ml of piperazine, I would mix this with 1 oz of water to allow ample gut coverage..But giving wormer to an already sick bird could do more harm than the actual worms.
     

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