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Dear worming and liceing

Is it ok to give my hens a few drops of spot on for cattle to Dr worm and lice ? Thanks

Tw
Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

One little drop be loads use a suringe.

paddycrawford
Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Thanks paddy.

Tw
Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Why would you want to risk using a bovine treatment on poultry?
Especially if your not savvy
The answer is no.

bantam1
Friday, December 7th, 2018

no, defo not!
u dont know the egg withdrawl time, dosage or that it would harm the bird.

pearl
Saturday, December 8th, 2018

You be suprised what it takes to kill chickens bantam1 resilient little criters chickens😉 the cocktails and chemicles Ive seen administered and advocated by some😂 you'd be horrified.

paddycrawford
Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Spot on insecticide 1% is used for the treatment and control of lice and flies on cattle and is also used for the treatment of ticks, lice keds and blowfly in sheep. The active ingredient in Spot on insecticide 1%is deltamethrin, which is one of the most reliable and safest to use insecticides in the world. For mature cattle they get 10ml, for lambs below 10kg they receive 2.5 ml, meat withdrawal is 66 days. I think that a big large fowl hen of 5/6 kg will actually be perfect for about 1ml. Thanks, I think this is what I'll do in future.

Tw
Monday, December 10th, 2018

I guess you must be right so.

bantam1
Monday, December 10th, 2018


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