1. DiamondLil&Company

    DiamondLil&Company New Egg

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    From what I've been reading on this site, my girls need to be wormed! Some of my hens are 7 years old & have never. Right now we are having some problems with diarrhea, labored breathing in the old girls & low egg production. My question is, How do I decipher the directions given on the product I purchased from Canada? Worm-enda (Levamisole Hydrochloride) is product name.
    Directions say:
    Liveweight kg Amt of Water mL Dose mL
    3 100 8

    Does kg = kilo weight (of chicken) & WHAT does mL =?
     
  2. spatcher

    spatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea and it looks as though no one else does either. A friend (thanks Stacey) suggested a natural wormer and thats what I use now. "Green" punkin' seeds chopped up with buttermilk. Its a natural wormer that does not affect the waiting time to eat your eggs. Worked for me! You might wanna give it a try.
    Tim
     
  3. mypicklebird

    mypicklebird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2008
    Sonoma Co, CA
    I would call the company that produced it- there should be a phone # or website listed for contact. Or call the place that sold it to you.

    My guess would be that you put 8ml (milliliters) into 100ml to create a solution for drinking. If you have a bunch of chickens- you will have to multiply this by several. I could be totally wrong- as the the directions you typed are confusing. What is the concentration of the stock in the bottle? There should be a percentage on the front like 1% or 8% or a statement of concentration like 10mg/ml

    If you do not have a way to measure a ml (like a syringe) figure out what you want to measure with, and google 'conversion calculator' and that will make the conversion for you.

    Regular deworming is good for free ranging birds- but 7 year old birds with low egg production and labored breathing likely have something more insidious wrong than worms. Deworming shouldn't hurt though.
     
  4. Renegade

    Renegade Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this product already in liquid form or is it just powder in the bottom of the bottle?

    Donna
     
    Last edited: Oct 31, 2008

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