AviSolve Ivermectin 0.35% 5ml is a topical (spot on) treatment for use in pigeons. Distributed by Garden Feathers.
Avisolve Ivermectin is for the treatment of mites and lice, including red mite, northern mite, feather mite and pigeon lice, as well as the treatment of roundworms and hairworms. Distributed by Garden Feathers.
Easy administration with a dropper bottle to be applied directly to the back of the neck. Part the feathers to ensure that the treatment reaches the skin.
Do not use in animals other than those indicated. AviSolve Pigeon spot on may also be used to prevent reinfection or prevent/reduce the chance of introducing mite, lice and worms into your loft. It is advisable to treat new birds before you introduce them into your loft. Additionally, you may wish to treat when your birds have been in close contact with others from racing or showing. Distributed by Garden Feathers.
This veterinary medicine is marketed in accordance with Schedule 6 of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations - Exemptions for small pet animals.
Avisolve Ivermectin spot-on 5ml
The drops are only for use on Pet, Racing or Exhibition Pigeons. For treatment of feather, ear & mange mites, lice, and internal worms. Do not use in animals other than those indicated. Naqua Pharmaceuticals 0.35% drops may also be used to prevent reinfection or prevent/reduce the chance of introducing mites/lice/worms into your colony. We advise you treat any new Pigeons etc before you introduce them into your colony. Additionally, if or when your pet is in close contact with other birds from outside your colony. It is important to note that Avisolve Ivermectin spot-on drops should only be used in animals for which it is prescribed. Do not use it in animals other than those for which it is intended. If you have any questions or concerns about using this medication, please contact us, or consult your local veterinarian.
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Parasites in Pigeons
Ivermectin is a medication that is commonly used to treat a variety of parasitic infections in pigeons. Some of the most common conditions that can be treated with ivermectin include:
Roundworm (Ascaridia spp.) Infestation: Pigeons can be infected with roundworms, which can cause diarrhea, weight loss, and poor overall health. Ivermectin is effective at killing adult roundworms in the gut, which can help alleviate these symptoms.
Tapeworm (Raillietina spp.) Infestation: Pigeons can also be infected with tapeworms, which can cause similar symptoms as roundworm infestation. Some studies have shown that Ivermectin can be used to treat tapeworm infestations by killing the adult tapeworms in the gut.
Canker (Trichomonas gallinae): Canker is a common parasitic infection in pigeons that affects the crop, leading to inflammation and difficulty eating. Ivermectin can be used to treat canker by killing the trichomonads that cause the infection.
Lice and Mites: Pigeons are also susceptible to infestations of lice and mites. Ivermectin can be used to treat these infestations by killing the adult insects, which can help alleviate itching and irritation.
Migratory Encephalitis (CEE): This is a neurological disease caused by a microsporidian parasite. Ivermectin can be used to treat CEE by eliminating the parasite from the affected birds.
It is important to note that while Ivermectin is a useful medication for treating these conditions in pigeons, it is not a cure-all. It is also important before starting treatment and to follow all recommended dosage and administration instructions.
In addition, other preventive measures such as maintaining good hygiene and sanitation in the birds area and control of the parasite vectors such as mites or ticks should also be considered.
In summary, Ivermectin is an effective medication for treating a variety of parasitic infections in pigeons, including roundworm, tapeworm, canker, lice, and mites, as well as migratory encephalitis, and it is not a cure-all and should be combined with other preventive measures.