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Deworming

Discussion in 'Birthing, Weaning, and Raising Young Goats' started by Kalimak, May 8, 2019.

  1. May 9, 2019
    OneFineAcre

    OneFineAcre Herd Master

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    No, you shouldn't do that.
     
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  2. May 12, 2019
    Kalimak

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    Noted. Thank you.
     
  3. May 15, 2019
    Rella Wingler

    Rella Wingler Chillin' with the herd

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    For Safeguard, my vet told me today its 1.1 ml per 25 lbs.
    I took in a fecal and our 2 month olds have worms and coccidia(Treating with Albon but just got my Baycox today. Super excited to try it!!!).
    We have had a very wet April/May so far.
    The you can't really prevent it from happening. Keep an eye on their Famacha scores, overall body condition, and behavior. Can learn a lot just by observing your goaties ^_^
    Good luck!
     
  4. May 15, 2019
    Southern by choice

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    Is your vet a goat vet? Or general livestock vet?
     
  5. May 16, 2019
    Poppy91

    Poppy91 Chillin' with the herd

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    We give ivermectin horse oral paste x3 the suggested amount on the label as majority of the meds goes to the ruman we do this for adults and our babies
    This was suggested by our vet as well and we have Never had a problem and the dewormer has always worked for us (proven by fecal test)
     
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  6. May 16, 2019
    Rella Wingler

    Rella Wingler Chillin' with the herd

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    She is a goat vet ^_^
     
  7. May 16, 2019
    Southern by choice

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    Sounds like the wormx chart.

    Not effective at this dose and it is not a one dose wormer... but you should do what your vet says.
     
  8. May 16, 2019
    OneFineAcre

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    My vet told me 1 ml per 10 lbs, given for a minimum of 3 days.
     
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