This may have been addressed before, but I couldn't find it. I ordered Icomec Plus injectable for worming, but did I get the wrong thing? I am under the impression to give this orally at 1cc per 15 or 20 lbs. Thanks for your advice! :? :?
yes that is a good wormer. It is just like ivermec but also covers adult liver flukes. Liver flukes do not show up in a fecal so that is why it is good to use a wormer every once in a while that takes care of them even if your fecals are clean.
If you are in question of lung worm, what would your dose schedule be, I have pygmies, and I have three that have taken up coughing for a couple weeks, I did give a dose of Ivermec plus, but maybe I should give another dose. Thanks Debbie
I always overdose orally, but not as strong as they were saying. Also, will just throw this out - my two alpacas have to get ivomec monthly to prevent mengial worm. I was giving orally - 3 times the dosage (although my vet said I didn't need to triple dose). But the one kept getting mange on his legs and back - nothing was helping it, until I started to give the ivomec injectable instead. Not only is the mange almost gone, but they both have started to put good weight on now - after nearly two years of giving orally - I'm wondering if I should switch back to injectable for the goats now too.
I ended up giving Billy, my boer who weighs about 175 lbs, 5cc's. However, with drooling and spitting he probably ended up with about 4cc's. I then gave him a dose of Pro Bios. A couple of minutes later I saw his tail (and I think his body) shiver ever so slightly.
Well, I dosed every ones else since Billy didn't drop dead or anything, and they are all fine!
I use Ivomec Plus Injectable a lot as liver flukes can be a problem here. I have a problem with lice sometimes too- I use it orally and the itching seems to go away right away- so I assumed it was working if used orally. But I wonder if it would work better injected. Usually to clear up lice I give a second dose 10-14 days later usually with just straight Ivermectin Paste.
Has anyone used it injecting and have you had any problems? It would certainly last twice as long injecting which would be good as it is expensive.
Also I was told that if used orally, it was 1 cc/25 lbs. ??????
I gave all 15 of my goats the Ivomectin Plus SQ today while I was doing hooves and checking pregnancy..... and not one of them minded the injection at all. I know that it was mentioned that they scream or it hurt them.... and so I just wanted to let you know that even my 3 1/2 month old was good with the injection.
Now they did try and itch the location that I gave it once they were off of the milking stand though. I trimmed hooves, then if a possible preggers, I palpated, and then gave the injection.
I just could not see giving them triple dose, when I had to pay 60 dollars for a 50 ml bottle and I will have to booster in a month to make sure everything is good.
Good luck to all - and I hope that if you choose SQ that you have the same luck that I did!!!!