Smallholders Insurance from Greenlands

Author Topic: TREATMENT of coccidiosis  (Read 180 times)

Belladonna01

  • Joined Aug 2017
  • Swansea
TREATMENT of coccidiosis
« on: September 08, 2020, 08:46:06 pm »
 Hello group,I Believe 2 of the newly weaned kids have Coccidiosis. they have the runs which has gone on for a few days. Reading up ,its likely this as kids can get stressed at weaning, giving way to the parasite -Cocci. Question is what can I buy at my farm store to treat them ,

Scarlet.Dragon

  • Joined May 2015
  • Aberdeenshire
Re: TREATMENT of coccidiosis
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2020, 09:07:42 pm »
Nothing.  You need to get a prescription from your vet as the relevant products are not licensed for use in goats.  They need to use "professional judgement" to identify the correct drug for you and advise on dosage (it won't be the same as for sheep as goats metabolise the products differently).
Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others think is practical and expecting more than others think is possible.

Anke

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • St Boswells, Scottish Borders
Re: TREATMENT of coccidiosis
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2020, 09:27:31 am »
Baycox - the one for used for lambs etc. Vet prescription under cascade. Not cheap, but lasts for ages. You will need to be able to weigh them reasonably accurate, and the easiest is to put it into their milk, but if they are weaned then drench is the only option.


Cocci has a three week incubation time, so you need to watch them again in three weeks time.


But don't keep drenching them unless absolutely necessary, there is already resistance to Vecoxan and they will build up a tolerance to them - adult goats should not get ill with cocci.

 

Coccidiosis

Started by Zoobec

Replies: 35
Views: 8936
Last post July 28, 2013, 12:48:44 pm
by Zoobec
Coccidiosis

Started by JedM

Replies: 2
Views: 688
Last post April 18, 2018, 02:53:56 pm
by JedM
drugs / treatment

Started by langdon

Replies: 5
Views: 1768
Last post November 05, 2010, 05:50:26 pm
by Anke
Chorioptic mange treatment

Started by cuckoo

Replies: 7
Views: 3787
Last post March 27, 2012, 10:52:07 pm
by cuckoo
Louse Treatment for Goats

Started by Emperzar

Replies: 6
Views: 2127
Last post April 04, 2017, 11:19:21 pm
by Scarlet.Dragon

Forum sponsors

FibreHut Energy Helpline Thomson & Morgan Time for Paws Scottish Smallholder & Grower Festival Ark Farm Livestock Movement Service

© The Accidental Smallholder Ltd 2003-2020. All rights reserved.

Design by Furness Internet

Site developed by Champion IS