Topical Dewormer?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by almount92, Sep 4, 2018.

  1. almount92

    almount92 In the Brooder

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    Is there a topical dewormer that is safe to be used on birds?
    Also, I found a round worm when I cracked open an egg, what's the best treatment?
     
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  2. BantammChick

    BantammChick Crowing

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    Look up Wazine 17 chicken wormer
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Enabler

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    Wazine is an oral wormer to use in the water, but it treats roundworms. Ivermectin pour-on is a topical medicine that has been used as a wormer and mite/lice treatment. I don’t know how effective it is nowadays as a wormer, since I have read that it has lost it’s effectiveness with overuse. @dawg53 and @casportpony would be better ones to answer that.
     
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  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    You would be better off orally dosing birds with Safeguard liquid goat wormer or Valbazen liquid cattle/sheep wormer. Not only will they eliminate large roundworms as you saw in the egg, but other types of worms as well.
     
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  5. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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    My choice to treat worms is Safeguard for goats or Valbazen. Topical ivermectin will probably treat large roundworms but is not very effective in treating other worms.
     
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  6. Saaniya

    Saaniya Crowing

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    I will use some albamor (albendazole suspension)
     
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