Medicine Cabinet & First Aid

As with any product, consult your veterinarian before using these products.
Always use the products according to their labels unless
you have been advised otherwise by your veterinarian. 

I am not a Veterinarian.


Albendazole (Albenza or Valbazen)  10 mg/kg for all worms except tapes, which required 20mg/kg.

Fenbendazole (Panacur or Safe-Guard) 10-50mg/kg by mouth once, repeat in 10 days or once daily for 3-5 days.  Or 125mg/Liter of drinking water for 5 days. Do not use during molt.

Ivermectin (Ivomec) 200 mcg/kg (0.2mg/kg) orally, repeat in 10-14 days. This is calculated out to be 0.1ml/11 lbs or 0.01ml/lb. You can alternatively dilute 1ml of Ivermectin into 10mls of propylene glycol and then give 1ml/11 lbs or 0.1ml/lb. You need a tuberculin (1ml) syringe for this dosing. 

Levamisole (Levasole or Tramisol) Using 13.65% injectable: 5-15ml/gallon drinking water for 1-3 days, repeat in 10 days. Or 18-36mg/kg by mouth.

Oxfendazole  (Synanthic) 10mg/kg

Metronidazole 250mg tablets (Fish Zole) 50mg/kg by mouth once daily for 5 days.

Amprolium (Coridliquid form (9.6% solution) 2ml/gallon of water for 5 days. 

Corid 20% Soluble Powder 4 oz/50 gal water (treatment) 4 oz/100 gal water (prevention) or 1.5 tablespoons per gallon for treatment and 1 tablespoon per gallon for prevention. 


Tylosin (Tylan) 50mg/ml 10-40mg/kg IM twice daily for 3-5 days. Injectable can be given off label orally at a dose of 35mg/kg once daily for 3-5 days.
-- a 1lb bantam would be 0.3cc
-- a 2lb bantam would be 0.6cc
-- a 4lb standard would be 1.3cc
-- a 5lb standard would be 1.6cc
-- a 10lb young turkey would be 3.2cc
-- a 15lb turkey would be 4.8cc
-- a 20lb turkey would be 6.4cc
-- a 25lb turkey would be 8.0cc

Tetracycline HCL (Duramycin 10) For upper respiratory infections.  Administer in drinking water for 5-10 days. Prepare fresh solution 2-3 times daily, as potency is rapidly lost. 
To make 1 gallon:  
400mg dose = 1/2 Tbsp (1oz) per gallon of water
800mg dose = 1 Tbsp (2oz) per gallon of water
Do not slaughter birds within 4 days of treatment. Not for use in turkeys or chickens producing eggs for human consumption. Do not use for more than 14 consecutive days.

Oxytetracycline (Terramycin, Duramycin 72-200, Liquamycin LA200)  Using the 200mg/ml product, give 50mg/kg IM once every 3-5 days in birds suspected or confirmed of having chlamydiosis (Psittacosis). Use in conjunction with other forms of tetracyclines.  IM injection may cause severe local tissue reactions. Use in conjunction with oral tetracyclines (Duramycin 10) with suspected cases of mycoplasma infections (M.G. and M.S.). 

Quick Reference

SQ= Subcutaneous 

A Service Bulletin Intestinal Worms