Valbazen dose?

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  1. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    For those of you who worm with Valbzen, how do you worm with it? I've seen folks that give it orally with a syringe and those that put it in the water. How is it supposed to be given?
     
  2. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on the type you got (Is is liquid, is it diluted or not diluted)

    If it is the liquid then I Mix 1 cc wormer with 8 cc water and then give 2cc of that solution down the throat for large fowl and 1 cc of the mixture for Bantams. Should do the trick.

    1cc= 1ml
     
  3. dawg53

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    Quote:Use a syringe without the needle: 1/2cc for standard size, 1/4cc for smaller chickens. Dosage is given orally.
     
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  4. ErinG

    ErinG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this given just once? Or again in 10-14 days?
     
  5. dawg53

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    Quote:Redose in 10 days.
     
  6. ErinG

    ErinG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Can I use Ivomec Pour on at that point? I thought I read something today that sounded like this is no longer considered a wormer?
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    You can also put it on a small piece of bread - I give each piece to each chicken before the door opens in the morning, then toss them out after they get their "treat". Start with the rooster if you have one, so he doesn't try to protect the hens from you. Easy way to get them to open their mouth is to tug lightly on the wattles.
     
  8. ErinG

    ErinG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I think on bread is way easier. Just have to be careful it goes to the intended chicken!
     
  9. dawg53

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    Quote:It's still a wormer, but there have been issues regarding whether it's losing its effectiveness against roundworms, especially the ivomec injectable when used in chickens...I dont trust ivermectin and I dont use it anymore. For lice/mites, I use sevin dust, no 14 day egg withdrawal neither. I dust the coop with it. You cant use ivermectin to treat the coop. You can redose with valbazen if you wish.
     
  10. ErinG

    ErinG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just what I needed to know - thank you. I wish it did work better, I love the idea of a pour on vs. a dust. I hate dusting.
     

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