Valbazen timing question

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by buckabucka, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. buckabucka

    buckabucka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hens have a heavy load of worms (I am seeing roundworms in their excrement).

    I am about to treat with Valbazen, and would like to know if the "repeat in 10 days" protocol is flexible. Due to constraints with work and darkness, I have 3 options:

    A. Dose now, and again in 8 days.

    B. Dose now and again in 13 days.

    C. Postpone dosing another week, and then redose in exactly 10 days (I'll have a vacation).

    I don't know anything about the life cycle of roundworms, so I am unsure if the precise timing of the second dose is really very important. If it is, I'll have to wait another week, if not, I'd like to get them started.
    I appreciate any advice or knowledge on this!
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    I recommend that you dose now, and again in 8 days.
     
  3. buckabucka

    buckabucka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, dawg! Worming starts tomorrow.
     

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