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Syngamiasis, Red Worm, Forked Worm
|Supportive care||Isolate the bird from the flock and place in a safe, comfortable, warm location (your own chicken "intensive care unit") with easy access to water and food. Limit stress. Call your veterinarian.|
|Albendazole||Administered orally, ¼ cc (mL) per bantam, ½ cc (mL) per large breed. Repeated in 2 weeks.||G Damerow|
|Fenbendazole (liquid)||3 cc (mL)/gal in water for 3 days. Repeat in 3 weeks.||G Damerow|
|Fenbendazole (paste)||Pea-size dose/bird, administered orally. Repeat in 10 days and again in 3 weeks.||G Damerow|
|Fenbendazole (powder)||1 oz dissolved in 1 cup (240 mL) of water, mixed with 15-20 lb (3-4 g/kg feed) for 1 day||G Damerow|
|Ivermectin (drench or injectable)||Administered orally - 1/4 cc (mL) per large breed chicken, 6-7 drops (0.1 cc) per bantam. |
Administered in drinking water - 4 cc (mL)/gal of water, for 2 days.
|Levamisole (drench)||Administered orally - 1/4 cc (mL)/lb body weight. |
Administered in drinking water - 10 cc (mL)/gal for 1 day. Repeat in 7 days, and repeat again in 7 days.
|Levamisole (injectable)||Injected under the skin, 1/4 cc (mL)/s lb body weight (25 mg/kg).||G Damerow|
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