Worming

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chris328, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. chris328

    chris328 Out Of The Brooder

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    HI
    do ducks need to be wormed if so what do you use and what is the dosage i would like to be able to put in water if possiable
    Thanks for any help
     
  2. hossfeathers

    hossfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's generally a good rule to not give medications to animals you're going to eat, unless they really need them. The best steps are good hygiene in the duck pen and feeding well, and only use dewormers if you have to - meaning, if you see that they are ill and have them tested for worms.

    Do you have access to a vet who sees poultry in your area?
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:In my Storeys book Guide to Raising Ducks it says that have excellent resistance to most internal and external parasites unless they consume an inadequate diet or are forced to live in a filthy enviorment. That said because I have chickens and they all drink out of the same waterers when I worm my chickens my ducks get wormed too. I use wazine, you put it into their water and the instructions are on the bottle. You can get it at TSC and it's very inexpensive.
     

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