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Can you worm sheep with ivermectin?
Last Updated: 18th January, 2020
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Simply so, how much ivomec do I give my sheep?
Sheep. The recommended dose level is 1 mL of IVOMEC Injection per 50 kg of body weight (200 µg of ivermectin per kg).
Also Know, what do you use to deworm sheep? Deworming for Stomach and Intestinal Worms: The clear drenches ivermectin and levamisole are by far the most effective in controlling stomach and intestinal worms. Stomach worms such as haemonchus contortus are blood suckers and cause anemia in sheep.
Subsequently, question is, when Should sheep be wormed?
If pasture is limited and you can't move onto rested areas then it's important that lambs are wormed every three or four weeks from six weeks of age.
Can you over drench sheep?
Overdosing sheep or lambs with drench or incorrect pre or post drenching management can be fatal so it is important to consider how you drench as well as 'when' and 'what with'.