For cydectin, (yes, you give this orally too) give sheep the cattle dose (1cc per 50#). Hi , I have two roos that are exibiting signs of gapeworm. First, I give my goats Ivomec/Ivermectin subcutaneously (SQ). We use Ivermectin sheep drench since we have not yet found one for goats. 1cc per 40lb is the safe and correct dosage of ivermectin injectable. If you are using an Ivermectin product be sure to do your fecal egg counts regularly. I decided against this when I found a few posts from vets and seasoned goat keepers explaining the dangers of this technique: While giving Ivomec orally does kill worms, it can kill them too quickly. The product is labeled for injection, but it works better in goats and sheep when given by mouth. For goats, give twice that amount (1cc per 25#). This product is currently unavailable for purchase. In … However, avoid using ivermectin in milking goats especially when milk is in use for humans. Several people online recommend and seem to have had success giving it orally. I agree that it doesn't say sheep drench, but that is what I assumed. Give all wormers orally to sheep and goats. When I did a search for using sheep drench on goats, the information I found is what I provided. Pour-on ivermectin products work the same way, and are given orally to goats and sheep. Dewormers given to sheep are often given to goats. not labelled for goats. For internal parasites, Ivermectin products need to be given orally, not by injection or topically. The vet there said add 7.5 cc of the sheep drench, .08%, to 1 gal of water for 1 day. Don’t be afraid to … The drench formulations of Valbazen, Ivomec, Cydectin and levamisole are all FDA-approved for sheep. Give the Ivomec orally; inject the dosage into the side of the mouth with a needleless syringe, or dosing gun. Modern wormers are extremely safe (except levamisole). I made an appointment for friday with the vet but in the meantime I called Cornell in Ithaca NY. Sheep and goats, collectively referred to as small ruminants, are an important source of meat, milk, and wool for people throughout the world. Valbazen is approved for control of liver flukes in goats. NigerianDwarfOwner707 , Jul … I use Ivomec sheep drench .08% solution as a my preferred Ivomec choice. It warns not to use in other species but aren't sheep and goats close enough. Repeat in ten days. I am not fond of sheep) Therefore, it is crucial to consult the veterinarian before injecting ivermectin to the goats. The use of ivermectin injectable is extra-label, i.e. This is permissible when it is done in accordance with the extra-label drug law. SafeGuard and rumatel are FDA-approved for goats. Like you, I also read that the sheep drench was not advised for use in goats. Read More. Ivermectin has been greatly overused on livestock throughout the US and doesn’t work as well as it used to in many areas. I've herd of Ivermectin being safe for pregnant does but not Ivermectin Plus. DO NOT under-dose dewormers. Ivomec Sheep Drench Dewormer is a liquid dewormer containing 0.08% Ivermectin, formulated specifically for sheep to provide a broader spectrum of efficacy than other sheep parasite control product. The other doses are for Ivomec sheep drench, pour on or when it’s given orally as the injectable. (not saying they are the same. Give 1 ½-2 times the sheep or cattle dose. Also wanted to put out there for the OP what has been known to have the best result in treating lungworm, which is either Levamisole or Ivermectin Sheep drench. The dose of 1% ivermectin injection is 1ml per 110 lbs (1ml per 50kg) under the skin.