Safe-guard dewormer

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by wekiva bird, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have safe-guard for goats (ferbendazole) surpension 10% (100 mg/ml). I have used this to wormed my dogs in the past. Can I used this to wormed my chickens . If so how do i use it and what is the dosage?
    Thanks, wekiva bird
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Yes, you can administer it to your chickens. Dosage is orally; 1cc for giants, 3/4cc for large fowl, 1/2cc for standards, 1/4cc for smaller birds. Redose in 10 days. There's a 24 day withdrawal start to finish. I just got through worming my birds with it.
     
  3. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, dawg53
    It is nice to know.
     
  4. Cremesoda34

    Cremesoda34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at what age can you worm baby chicks with it and would the dosage be ? I have our fully feathered chicks in with our big birds now and I am getting ready to worm with safeguard also.
     
  5. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure about the babies with safe-guard.
     
  6. galaxyflyer1

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    I will also be using safe-guard for my chickens. I will follow the recommendation of 1/2cc for standards.

    My question is, can I take the 1/2cc (dose per bird) and drop it of a piece of bread for each chicken to eat individually? (I have three) or will this somehow change it's potency?

    Thanks,
    Bob
     
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2012

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