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Wormer questiom

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by comitdust, Nov 12, 2015.

  1. comitdust

    comitdust Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why do people follow up 2 weeks with another wormer after using wazine? Why isn't wazine good enough?
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Not sure why people say to do that, it makes no sense to me. Makes more sense to follow up with Wazine. If I were you I would follow up in 10-14 days with Wazine, then the next time you worm use Valbazen or Safeguard.

    Remember that Wazine treats only large roundworms.

    -Kathy
     
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  3. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Valbazen will treat large roundworms, cecal worms, capillary worms and possibly some species of tapeworms.
    Dose is 0.08ml per pound orally and repeat in 10 days.

    Safeguard will treat large roundworms, cecal worms, gape worms, capillary worms and possibly some species of tapeworms, but it needs to be given five days in a row to get gapes and capillary worms.
    Dose is 0.23ml per pound orally for five days.

    -Kathy
     
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  4. comitdust

    comitdust Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, well here's my issue and I'm hoping I didn't mess up. After reading forums and such I went out and wormed my chickens with zimecterin. Went out this morning and found worms in two of my chickens poop. But then I realized people said to do wazine first then follow up with another wormer. Should I be worried?
     
  5. comitdust

    comitdust Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a lathagric chicken that has lost a lot of weight and is always sleepy other than that no other symptoms. My guess was right that she had worms a huge one. I'm just scared I gave her the strongest one first i might of hurt her. I'm not sure. Thank goodness for this website because I would be so lost when it comes to treating my chickens
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    If you found worms, that's good, and no need to worry.

    -Kathy
     
  7. comitdust

    comitdust Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should I still follow up with wazine in two weeks?
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    You might want to get some Safeguard and worm her 5 days in a row, 'cause ivermectin is not a very good poultry wormer.

    -Kathy
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    FWIW, I have given Safeguard and ivermectin at the same time to very thin, sick birds. [​IMG]

    -Kathy
     

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