Top Ten Worming and Wormer Misinformations - Graphic Pictures!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by casportpony, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    The Valbazen dose is 20mg/kg, so to get the per pound dose one does this:

    1 pound, divide by 2.2, times 20 (mg/kg), divide by 113.6 (mg/ml) 0.08ml per pound.

    -Kathy
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Just requires a little math, but most people prefer to be told how much to give, so that's why most of my posts include the dose in ml per pound. I've already done the math. :D

    -Kathy
     
  3. Betsy57

    Betsy57 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Glad you can do math. Not my strong point. I'm a social worker/bereavement counselor. I don't do math well at t'all. Thanx for the conversions.
     
  4. dawg53

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  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Increased dosage?from what Kathy just posted? and increased dosage again on day 10?
    Thanks Dawg and Kathy appreciate you both.
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    I should have worded my previous post better... I did not mean that Valbazen *wouldn't* trea gapeworms, it will, but one would have to give it several days in a row to treat them, just like Safeguard. I also didn't mean that it won't treat some *types* of capillary worms, 'cause it will, but at 20mg/kg it might not get 100% of whatever type the bird might have. As for tapeworms, one dose @20mg/kg *might* treat some species.

    -Kathy
     
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  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    And Dawg's 1/2cc dose for a standard size bird works out to ~20mg/kg, which is 0.08ml per pound. Your ducks and geese will need more than 1/2cc, but you already know that, lol. :D

    -Kathy
     
  9. critterkeeper25

    critterkeeper25 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just finally finished reading this entire thread! [​IMG] I sure am glad that you all have provided the needed dosages. My brain is fried from just trying to wrap it around all the info. I use to be in accounting, but that was a while ago and I am much older now. Guess that's why I've got a headache! LOL I've taken the time to write all the wormer/dosages down. Now, I need a warm day to go out and collect the poo to take to the vet to have it checked. It seems to freeze to the ground as fast as it drops out of the birds! I am so sick of winter! I can't wait until it gets above 40 ! It will feel like summer time!
     
  10. dawg53

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    LOL. Dont worry, it's not as difficult as you think. Once you complete your first worming, you'll be an expert in no time...piece of cake. [​IMG]
     

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