Safe-Guard Equine Wormer (Fenbendazole) dosage for treatment of worms?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SJchickens, Jul 12, 2016.

  1. SJchickens

    SJchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2015
    Long Island, NY
    Pretty sure my chickens have worms. Probably threadworms since I don't see them in the droppings and I know they're difficult to kill, but I haven't had a fecal float done so I don't know exactly what kind. I have Fenbendazole paste. How much do I give them?

    I have large fowl as well as bantams, so I need a dosage for both. Don't really have time to do a fecal float since they are sick and I would like to give it to them today.

  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    For capillary worms or threadworms, 1/4 ml for bantams, and 1/4 ml per pound of fenbendazole for regular sized hens given orally for 5 days in a row will work. Threadworm is harder to treat than roundworm.

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