Safeguard Mash - Zero Day Egg Withdrawal

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by casportpony, Jun 22, 2018.

  1. Tesumph

    Tesumph Enabler

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    Ah okay, that explains it.
    Thank you!
     
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  2. casportpony

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    There is a water soluble fenbendazole, but it's over $250/liter and it says it has a shelf life of six months once opened.
     
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  3. jthornton

    jthornton Crowing

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    I just want to report in, they gobbled up the medicated mash like it was candy and seemed to eat more than before. This sure is the easy way to get rid of round worms.

    Thanks
    JT
     
  4. jthornton

    jthornton Crowing

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    @casportpony Thanks! Today is day 5 and walking around the chicken yard and I don't see any diarrhea just normal poop. I pick up all the poop twice a day so I know it's from today only. I think they are gaining weight from all the poop I get in the morning from the roosting area. Average egg weight is up as well (yea I weight each and every one).

    JT
     
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  5. casportpony

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    That's great news, thanks for the update.
     
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  6. jthornton

    jthornton Crowing

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    Oh and for the first time in 21 days I got 100% laying.

    JT
     
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  7. coach723

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    Thanks for this thread and the updates, I've never done it this way, but it's saved for future reference and I just may.
     
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  8. shawluvsbirds

    shawluvsbirds #Fake Eilleen prays ;)

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    Any reason this wouldn't work for ducks too?
    I probably need to do a routine worming but with the heat I've not wanted to stress them by handling them every day.
    I don't know if my spoiled calls will eat it though. .they have never liked mash much. I've tried mixing things like yogurt with meal worms and they won't even touch that.
    Also, if I give this to my Cayuga s I still have a little one that isn't feathered out all the way yet. Is that ok?
     
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  9. casportpony

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    This will work for any species of bird if you can get them to eat it. :D
     
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  10. shawluvsbirds

    shawluvsbirds #Fake Eilleen prays ;)

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    Ok @casportpony .. I got 35 pounds of burd. So 35÷2.2×1÷100 ?? That comes out to 0.15909090909090.
    So rounding up to 0.16. . that's not even a quarter of a ml. For 5 birds. Am I figuring that all wrong? I failed algebra btw. :lau
     
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