can you worm a nursing doe with valbazen? So I first worm one then about a week later worm the other. Especially in an expecting doe. If you know your herd has been battling parasites you can begin worming kids as young as 2 weeks with a natural goat dewormer (chemical dewormers should be done, at the earliest, at 9 weeks of age). Subcutaneous injection can cause transient local tissue reaction that may result in trim loss of edible tissue at slaughter if animals are slaughtered within 35 days after treatment. I just started using this wormer this past fall could that be why it worked at such a low dosage?? Jon, with what I have read, I would only use valbazen as a last resort. You might want to wait a couple of weeks to see if she is better. Yes you can use it on kids, but I would not worm both at the same time. She suddenly seemed to be aborting and as I began to look at our goat health log AND read the reports on Cydectin, I suddenly realized that this may have been the cause of her troubles. IF YOUR GOAT NEEDS DEWORMING. Re: Cydectin - Not good to use on a pregnant doe?. At 1 cc per 20 pounds. Needless to say, we had a vet at the ready just in case. I have a doe who just puts all she has into the milk bucket, and I cant keep weight on her while she is milking. for coccidiosis.. give it albon at the rate of 3cc's per 10 pounds of body weight for the FIRST DAY .. then for the other 4 days give it 1 cc per 10 pounds.. with what I have read, I would only use valbazen as a last resort. i need to worm my newly nursing doe and was wondering if i could use valbazen... if so what is the dosage amount? She did not abort per se (found no fetus, afterbirth or anything but blood), but her vaginal area swelled and protruded, and she started dropping a bit of blood for a few days. Modern wormers are extremely safe (except levamisole). I was wondering if i can use Dectomax as a viable wormer for my goats? I use 1 cc per 20 pounds. It will get tapes and some that cydectin will not get. Give 1 ½-2 times the sheep or cattle dose. Who turned on the eletric fence without telling me? I'm more inclined to use it 1 cc per 25 pounds because this is what most people have reported as the effective dosage. i would never use Cydectin on does that are expecting. Works well on barber pole worm which is what would be causing the anemia you are seeing in their eye checks. Then when I get ready to breed will use cydectin until kidding if I need to worm. If drenches are misused and result in chemical residues in goat meat and milk products that exceed the Maximum Residue Limits, Australiaâs valuable goat-export markets can be jeopardised. I had given her 5 cc's of Cydectin orally three days before the trouble began. You can get a Generic Ivermectin injectable from Jeffers Livestock.com . Source: Southern Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control (SCSRPC) - wormx.org However, it is still OK to administer moxidectin orally to goats (just not preferred). Just don't give to any goat that has any possibility of being pregnant, nor give it to a doe if you are using the milk for humans. If you don't have it, then wait on it. Just my opinion. Safe-Guard/Panacur Suspension (10% or 100 mg/ml): the label dose in goats is 5 mg/kg, but a 10 mg/kg dosage is recommended. I worm with valbazan the day a doe kids. Especially in an expecting doe. X#! best rules of thumb is deworm your goats before breeding them and if need to be dewormed while expecting I suggest Ivomec or Safeguard. Please don't fall into the trap that if you give wormer to your goat, that in the milk is the actual wormer in enough of it's orignal form to worm, or to treat her kids or us. if give to much cydenctin you sure to have dead kids or kill both mum and kid. Always weigh your goat before administering any wormer and make sure to give the correct does for the weight of the goat. Last time my vet was out (and yes, he DOES make house calls for goats), he checked their eyelids and gums and said he believes I've finally gotten through my "worm problem" that I had when using Safeguard. Last edited: Apr â¦ Donât be afraid to â¦ If you have determined that Ivermectin is not the choice, then I would go with Cydectin sheep drench, orally. Ranch Granny raising and showing Nigerian Dwarf Goats, RH Farms Boer, Nubian, LaMancha Goats Suffolk cross & Dorper Sheep. Apparently there have been a few cases of people reporting their does suddenly aborting from this. I remember that about the same time we started GoatWorld people were talking about copper levels in goats. if administered 2 days in â¦ I had given her 5 cc's of Cydectin â¦ If I'm not mistaken, it does not kill tapeworms, so a person would need to use a different wormer for tapeworms. So I'm curious to hear what some of you have experienced with using Cydectin, the dosages you are using and if you have had the same reaction as did Pepper. Well since then, there has been some definite "rethinking" of copper levels in goats and I believe that the accepted and agreed upon level is somewhere around 100 ppm. I don't know if any of you remember our pregnant doe Pepper. I use prohibit, which is lavamasol. Remove the needle after drawing from the bottle and shoot right in the mouth. Add 1 day for each additional day the drug is used (e.g. Just my opinion. I suggest taking 6 fresh nannieberries from your goat to a vet that does fecal testing for worms. For goats, give twice that amount (1cc per 25#). However, the infections may develop resistance to cydectin if overused due to its similarity to ivermectin. Even after that a goat can stil decline. We originally thought that this may have been a prolapse but it wasn't. Ive got 2 lactating does 1 buck and 3 wethers. Do not overdose. They kill the worms, that is all. No dewormer "cures" a goat overnight or even really in a few days. so it must be somewhat safe ?Someone correct me if I am wrong please. Please Login or Register. I've read where some people recommend 1 cc per 25 pound of goat and I've also read where some people recommend 1 cc per 35 pound of goat. I am always leary at how much might go to the milk. There are many types of worms, your med needs to be specific to the type of worm you have IF you have a wormy goat. The cydectin goat wormers can kill the ivermectin-resistant worms. you must worm it with soemthing like ivermectin, or valbazen, or cydectin.. safeguard would work in a pinch.. and may be enough to save it. I have used it on young juniors and bucks all the time. This just shows you how useful it is for us all to discuss any type of wormers, vitamins, minerals, feed supplements, etc. The dosage rate is very narrow and treating the mom with the correct dose could affect the kids more harshly. My vet prescribed us to give 2x the sheep dosage. I dont have a problem with worms so I can wait to deworm. The dosage of cydectin is 0.4mg/kg orally for a single dose. ( Injectable Moxidectin ) Dosage is 1 ml. However, you can add Black Oil Sunflower Seeds (BOSS) to grain, beet pulp, and Diamond V yeast to try to add the weight on. And of course a goat will not just have one worm. Can cause birth defects and death. Should not be used in the first tri-mester of pregnancy, in case your doe has bred back. Valbazen was taken off the listed uses just a few years ago, probably due to misuse. Welcome Guest. This article will cover a variety of subjects which keep coming up, making it clear to this writer that goat producers lack essential information on the topics. I too have noticed less worms in fecal counts at that rate. Cydectin is good but expensive. I don't know if any of you remember our pregnant doe Pepper. And as a follow up on Pepper, she is doing fine and has no apparent problems thus far. Blood and milk samples were collected from the ewes and blood samples was collected from their nursing lambs in order to determine the â¦ Just my opinion. Per my vet, you can use the pour on for cattle as an oral for goats at 1ml per 20lbs of body weight. The reason im asking is i need to worm them and i dont have $75.00 for wormer that treats lung worm. ALL goats *will* have worms, wether or not you find eggs - there are many life stages that are not producing eggs. GOAT RAMBLINGS. can i also use it on the kids? I know you don't do the does and kids at the same time but at what age do you think it is safe to worm a kid? (You may comment on the copper portion of this post too if you wish). I will usually get some fecals done when they are around 2 months old if I start seeing the kids getting a little bellied or rough coated. of body as outlined on the manufacturers label. I order the Cydectin for sheep through Jeffers on-line. Some does are just thin when they are milking. At that time if I remember correctly, the "normally accepted and agreed upon level" of copper was 5 to 7 ppm in feed. I have never had a problem with it. Ewes on trial were dosed Cydectin orally at 1cc/11lbs. The dosage rate is very narrow and treating the mom with the correct dose could affect the kids more harshly. I do the same as Brandywine with the same results except I use iver when breeding and prego only because I have had better luck with iver than cydectin in my area , I have also gone as high as 1 ml per 10 lb on wethers with known tapeworm problems with no known problems from the goats they were about 50lb at the time and I did not take them off feed as I usually do when worming. I will not worm a doe and a small nursing kid at the same time with any wormer. Especially in an expecting doe. If you donât have a problem with parasites, and you keep a close eye on your herd, you can â¦ Check dose rates and equipment before drenching. If you have determined that Ivermectin is not the choice, then I would go with Cydectin sheep drench, orally. At 10 mg/kg, withdrawal time is 16 days meat and 4 days for milk. If you have determined that Ivermectin is not the choice, then I would go with Cydectin sheep drench, orally. I use it on my nursing does although my vet gave me a differant dosage rate (4 cc per 100). She suddenly seemed to be aborting and as I began to look at our goat health log AND read the reports on Cydectin, I suddenly realized that this may have been the cause of her troubles. You give valbazen right after kidding because you know they aren't pregnant at that moment, humans aren't immediately using the milk, and it covers more than Ivermectin. But the topic that seems to be surfacing recently is use of Cydectin on pregnant does within the last month of their pregnancy. Quest Equine Wormer - Is 4 times stronger per ml. i am told in my area by reputable breeders that goat wormer here isnt good enough. Do â¦ We use Cydectin for our goats. I leave my does and kids together and have some several months old kids still nursing if the mom will let them. ADMINISTRATION: CYDECTIN Oral Drench is ready-to-use. we give our goats. Valbazan should not be used unless you know no one is pregnant. Give all wormers orally to sheep and goats. Cydectin and Ivermectin are in the same class of dewormers. Goat dose: Oral Cydectin- given orally 1cc per 20-25 lbs. Administer 1 mL per 11 lb (1 mL per 5 kg) body weight into the mouth of the sheep, using any standard drenching equipment. It's rarely more than the carrier. Jon. per 110 lbs of goat. Posted by GoatWorld on January 14, 2001 at 10:55:15: Okay I've got a question/observation here... Over the last couple of months, I've been reading some different posts and information about using Cydectin pour on for cattle as a wormer - orally on goats. Click here to remove banner ads from this forum. Please note that the dosages for goats is sometimes much more than what it says on the label, if you underdose, you are wasting the wormer and helping the worms to build up resistance. One Barber pole worm alone can lay between 1,000 and 6,000 eggs per day. The dosage rate is very narrow and treating the mom with the correct dose could affect the kids more harshly. than Cydectin. But if an individual has a personal preference to administer moxidectin orally to goats, then the sheep oral drench at a 2X dose (0.18 mg/lb; 0.4 mg/kg) should be given. I wait until I see a reason to worm them. For cydectin, (yes, you give this orally too) give sheep the cattle dose (1cc per 50#). CYDECTIN Injectable has been formulated specifically for subcutaneous injection in cattle and should not be given by other routes of administration. You can give this cattle wormer to goats orally due to the goats motabolisim being so high it works better orally.