Worming Pigeons and Doves

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by casportpony, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. casportpony

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

    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    Hi all, was wondering what you worm your pigeons and doves with?

  2. Naunnie

    Naunnie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2013
    Buchanan, Georgia
    Do you let them free-fly? Do you race the pigeons? If they are out exposed to the elements, this could make a difference if they need deworming. In Ca...is your climate dry? In dry climates, Ivomec given orally every 6 months is recommended. I would have a vet check a fecal sample first before I gave any dewormer though. If they do have worms, the medications need to be rotated to completely break the parasites life cycle.

    Here is one article I found about "Quest".(Secret #2). I have not used it yet, but will be asking my vet about it. http://www.mclaughlinlofts.com/Secrets_.html

    I am a firm believer in the benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar as well. It's Secret #13 on that link. There are also many threads on here about ACV and poultry just in case......

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