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Old Sep 3rd 2012, 06:50 AM   #1
 
  Aug 2012
  Burnt River, ON
Hi everyone. I put my fawns in the big pen a few weeks ago and was just wondering when and what I should put in food to deworm them?? Also, my big deer were dewormed with ivomec on their necks before they came to my farm this spring. I've noticed today that my one buck fawn has diarrhea on the insides of his back legs and am wondering if I should do anything or if it's normal to occur and will sort itself out. Also wondering if this might be due to not being dewormed. Thanks to all



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Old Sep 3rd 2012, 08:26 AM   #2
 
  Jul 2012
  Russellville, KY
We used Safe Guard cattle dewormer powder to deworm them. You just put it on their feed for three or so days. It worked well for ALL of our deer and we learned this from a prominent deer farmer in our area who uses the Safe Guard as well.



Diarrhea in a fawn may be scours. Our doe fawn was starting to have some diarrhea, back when she was born, and we gave her a few cc's of Baytril 100 (talk to your vet about dosing). Hope this helps.
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Old Sep 3rd 2012, 03:55 PM   #3
 
  Aug 2012
  Burnt River, ON
Thanks for the info! I will try to find the product you used. I live in a very small town in Ontario and most things are hard to come by.
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Old Sep 4th 2012, 05:15 AM   #4
 
  May 2011
  Evansville, Indiana
When worming we usually try to rotate between safeguard and ivomec.
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Old Sep 4th 2012, 05:32 PM   #5
 
  Dec 2011
  Robertsdale, Ala
What about Panacur? For worming?
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Old Sep 5th 2012, 03:31 AM   #6
 
  Apr 2009
  Carrollton, MO
Remi, Panacure is the same thing as Safeguard, both use Fenbendezol.
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