what do you worm pheasants with?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by cjexotic, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. cjexotic

    cjexotic Cj's Mandarin Ducks

    Mar 11, 2008
    Central PA
    I have a friend that just got into pheasants and they have no idea what to worm them with or how much to use. Could someone pass this info to me so I can pass it on. They have red golden and yellow golden pheasants ranging from 2 years old to this summers hatchlings. Thanks cj
     
  2. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Pumpkin is a natural wormer for birds.No dosage needed.I use ivemectin,1cc per gallon of water.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    I use safe guard for goats(panacure) 3 cc per gal. of water. 3 days then again 10 days later. then ivomec 30 days later (one treatment) 1 cc on the back(small # of birds) or 1 cc per gal of water. remove all other water. Rather treat each bird, but when someone has a large # the water will work, just mix a few times thru the day, as it will seperate.
     
  4. cjexotic

    cjexotic Cj's Mandarin Ducks

    Mar 11, 2008
    Central PA
    Tony K T - Thank you.. He has 3 per pen.. so is it still 1cc per gallon for all three of them to drink from? Do you leave it in a day or so?
     
  5. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes,it's best to drain all water containers the day before and dry them out.When you pour in the wormer mix they will drink it quickly.Yes 1 day should do it.You could split the gallon between the pens if you need to.
    In N.H.,tony.
     
  6. cicene mete

    cicene mete Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of ivomec? My feed store has many different kinds.
     
  7. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    I use the pour on (5%) 1cc for full grown peafowl .5cc for chicken size peafowl (4 months old) placed on the back/between the wings - make sure to part the feathers so the Ivomec is deposited directly on the skin.

    Do not eat eggs for a minimum of 3 wks.
     

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