Worming peafowl

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  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    One vet said that it's 20 mg/kg (0.18 ml per kg), but one of my books says that its 50 mg/kg to treat capillary worms. Both say just one day and repeat in 10. Another source says that it has to be given for 3 days to treat gapeworms.

    -Kathy
     
  2. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kathy,
    Is Valbazen water soluble?

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  3. casportpony

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  4. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So in layman terms 4ml valbazen per gal of water should be sufficient correct? Im rethinking my worming procedures.

    Thanks Kathy

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  5. casportpony

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  6. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure per bird, I know a pen of 7ea adult peas goes through approx 1gl a day right now and more as the summer kicks in.

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  7. KsKingBee

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    Really??? Mine don't drink much more than an ounce or so per day, many of them less. Guess that is a benefit to feeding a wet mash, forced hydration.

    At the moment I am treating with Corid, it is so simple in the mash. I start with water in my bucket and figure that the birds need 0.70 ml per bird. For the fifty birds I need to treat I add 35 ml of Corid to the water and add my ingredients, the medicated water is absorbed into the feed. That feed is put out in the morning in a sufficent amount that they have hours to eat it so no one misses getting the full dose of medication. Of course knowing how much they will eat per day is a necessary first step.
     
  8. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:So if you put four ml in a gallon of water and all seven birds drank that gallon in one day, they got about 60% of the amount they needed. If you put seven ml in that gallon, and IF they drink all of it, they then got enough medication for it to work.
     
  9. barkerg

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    Thank you Kingbee and Kathy,[​IMG]. Gerald Barker
     
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  10. casportpony

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    These 7 peas, how many boys, how many girls? My adult girls weigh 4 kg,the boys 6kg.

    Weight of flock in kg, times 20 mg/kg, divide by 113.6 = number of ml's of Valbazen needed in one day. Would be best to consult with a vet to confirm what the most effective albendazole dose is, 'cause I suspect that it might be 50 mg/kg, not 20 mg/kg.

    -Kathy
     

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