Safeguard pellet dosage ....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SilkiesnFrizzle, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. SilkiesnFrizzle

    SilkiesnFrizzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone tried the Safeguard pellets for worming their birds? The bag gives the dosage for turkeys but not any other fowl. Anyone tried this product on their birds, or knows what the dosage should be?
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Turkeys or chickens would be the same.

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  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    I just looked at a bag of that at the feed store the other day. I think it would be difficult to give an accurate dose of it to each bird, since it has to be fed over 5-6 days, and I wouldn't think the feed it's in would be right for a chicken. I have way too many chickens for that little bag of feed, but I guess it might work if you just have a few birds.
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Giving an oral dose of the liquid or paste would be best and probably much cheaper.

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