Worming advice please...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Ady Road Chicks, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. Ady Road Chicks

    Ady Road Chicks Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 15, 2009
    I live in Maryland and have a flock of 20-ish chickens and 3 ducks. I saw worms in one of their poops today, it appeared to be a round worm. I want to know what wormer is recommended. I have read some things already but all I can find is ones that are put into their water source. I am hoping there is an oral/transdermal wormer that can be given directly to the chickens, not one that goes into their water source. Any suggestions?
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    I'm not sure about ducks, never had any. You can purchase valbazen liquid cattle/sheep wormer. Administer orally undiluted, use a syringe without a needle. Dosage is 1/2cc for standards, 1/4cc for smaller birds. Repeat dosing in 10 days.
    There is also safeguard liquid goat wormer. Administer orally undiluted using a syringe without a needle. Dosage is 1cc for giants, 3/4cc for large fowl, 1/2cc for standards, 1/4cc for smaller birds. Redose again in 10 days. There's a 24 day withdrawal period start to finish with either wormer. Your feed store might have either wormer, or you can order from Jefferslivestock.com or call them.

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