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Beaphar Bird Parasite Treatments

These treatments include spot-on, multi-parasite treatments as well as a water soluble treatment for roundworms and hair worms which can be added to drinking water. They are all suitable for use in parrots, parakeets, small aviary birds etc.

The water soluble product contains levamisole and is ideal for dissolving in drinking water to treat aviary birds, or birds which it is too difficult or stressful to catch. Dilute the product as directed on the label and provide the medicated drinking water for 24 hours. This should be repeated at least twice a year for birds prone to round worms (such as Australian parakeets).

The spot-on treatments contain ivermectin which is absorbed through the skin and is able to treat internal and external parasites over the entire body surface. Effective against parasites such as mites, lice, ticks, fleas and worms living in the gut. The spot-on only needs to be applied in one place, such as on the skin of the back of the neck. Simply part the feathers and empty the pipette onto the skin. The active ingredient is absorbed into the bird and kills parasites wherever they are.

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  • Spot-On » For Large Birds (300 - 750g)
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    RRP: £5.25
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  • Spot-On » For Medium Birds (50 - 300g)
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    RRP: £3.99
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  • Spot-On » For Small Birds (20 - 50g)
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Description

Bird size guidelines

Please be aware the following is just a guide to which spot-on should be used on which bird. Weighing your bird will give you the best idea.

  • Large Bird (300 - 750g) - African Grey Parrots, Amazon Parrots, Macaws, Cockatoos.
  • Medium Bird (50 - 300g) - Mini Macaws, other African Parrots, Conures, Cockatiels, Parakeets, Rainbow Lorys.
  • Small Bird (20 - 50g) - Lovebirds, Budgerigars, Parrotlets, Lineolated Parakeets.

Beaphar Anti-Parasite Spot On Small (Canary/Budgie)

Overview

Active Ingredient: Ivermectin 10ug per pipette. Beaphar Anti-Parasite Spot on for small birds is a veterinary medicine containing Ivermectin (10ug per pipette), which is effective against roundworms, feather lice, red (blood) mites, feather mites, air sac mites and mange mites (scaly face) for up to 4 weeks after treatment. This pack contains 2 pipettes, and is suitable for use on birds weighing 20-50g.

How To Use

Twist off the cap and apply entire contents of pipette to the base of the feathers, on the bird’s neck. Birds' feathers are adapted to shed rain and this same principle will cause the bird spot-on to run-off if applied superficially. It is important that the solution be applied onto the skin or soft down feathers, otherwise it will not work. While squeezing out the contents, spread the solution over as great a surface of the skin as possible. A small bird will be quite damp after application, so keep your bird warm until dry. A second treatment should not be required, but if it is, leave 4 weeks before re-applying.

Health + Safety

Storage: Do not store above 25 °C. Keep in original container, out of sunlight. Dispose of empty pipettes in household rubbish. Warnings: Keep out of reach of children. For animal treatment only. Use only on birds weighing 20-50g. This would typically include the stockier breeds of canary, budgerigars, or smaller lovebirds. It is an excellent product for clearing airsac mites in Gouldian Finches over 20g. Please be aware that some of the lighter finches will probably weigh less than 20g, and this product should not be used. For cage and aviary bird weighing more than 50g, use Anti-Parasite Medium. For birds weighing more than 300g use Anti-Parasite Large. Do not use on other species of animal. Do not use on sick or convalescing birds. Serious reactions, including deaths, have been reported in dogs (especially Collies, Old English Sheep Dogs & related breeds), tortoises & turtles treated with products containing the active substance. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water following treatment. If signs of disease persist or appear following treatment, consult a veterinary surgeon. When treating for external parasites, consider treating the cage/aviary with a suitable product.

Beaphar Anti-Parasite Spot On Medium (Parakeet / Mynah)

Overview

Active Ingredient: Ivermectin 25ug per pipette. Beaphar Anti-Parasite Spot On for medium sized birds is a veterinary medicine containing Ivermectin (25ug per pipette), which is effective against roundworms, feather lice, red (blood) mites, feather mites, air sac mites and mange mites (scaly face) for up to 4 weeks after treatment. This pack contains 2 pipettes, and is suitable for use on birds weighing 50-250g.

How To Use

Twist off the cap and apply entire contents of pipette to the base of the feathers, on the bird’s neck. Birds feathers are adapted to shed rain and this same principle will cause the bird spot-on to run-off if applied superficially. It is important that the solution be applied onto the skin or soft down feathers, otherwise it will not work. While squeezing out the contents, spread the solution over as great a surface of the skin as possible. - For parakeets, apply one pipette per bird. - For rosellas, quails and mynah birds, use up to 2 pipettes per bird (apply one pipette per 50-125g bodyweight). Treatment can be repeated after 4 weeks.

Health + Safety

Storage: Do not store above 25 °C. Keep in original container, out of sunlight. Dispose of empty pipettes in household rubbish. Warnings: Keep out of reach of children. For animal treatment only. Use only on birds weighing 20-50g. This would typically include the stockier breeds of canary, budgerigars, or smaller lovebirds. It is an excellent product for clearing airsac mites in Gouldian Finches over 20g. Please be aware that some of the lighter finches will probably weigh less than 20g, and this product should not be used. For cage and aviary bird weighing more than 50g, use Anti-Parasite Medium. For birds weighing more than 300g use Anti-Parasite Large. Do not use on other species of animal. Do not use on sick or convalescing birds. Serious reactions, including deaths, have been reported in dogs (especially Collies, Old English Sheep Dogs & related breeds), tortoises & turtles treated with products containing the active substance. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water following treatment. If signs of disease persist or appear following treatment, consult a veterinary surgeon. When treating for external parasites, consider treating the cage/aviary with a suitable product.

Beaphar Anti-Parasite Spot On Large (Parrot)

Overview

Active Ingredient: Ivermectin 150ug per pipette. Beaphar Anti-Parasite Spot On for large birds is a veterinary medicine containing Ivermectin (150ug per pipette), which is effective against roundworms, feather lice, red (blood) mites, feather mites, air sac mites and mange mites (scaly face) for up to 4 weeks after treatment. This pack contains 2 pipettes, and is suitable for use on birds weighing 300-750g.

How To Use

Twist off the cap and apply entire contents of pipette to the base of the feathers, on the bird’s neck. Birds feathers are adapted to shed rain and this same principle will cause the bird spot-on to run-off if applied superficially. It is important that the solution be applied onto the skin or soft down feathers, otherwise it will not work. While squeezing out the contents, spread the solution over as great a surface of the skin as possible. Treatment can be repeated after 4 weeks.

Health + Safety

Storage: Do not store above 25 °C. Keep in original container, out of sunlight. Dispose of empty pipettes in household rubbish. Warnings: Keep out of reach of children. For animal treatment only. Use only on birds weighing 20-50g. This would typically include the stockier breeds of canary, budgerigars, or smaller lovebirds. It is an excellent product for clearing airsac mites in Gouldian Finches over 20g. Please be aware that some of the lighter finches will probably weigh less than 20g, and this product should not be used. For cage and aviary bird weighing more than 50g, use Anti-Parasite Medium. For birds weighing more than 300g use Anti-Parasite Large. Do not use on other species of animal. Do not use on sick or convalescing birds. Serious reactions, including deaths, have been reported in dogs (especially Collies, Old English Sheep Dogs & related breeds), tortoises & turtles treated with products containing the active substance. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water following treatment. If signs of disease persist or appear following treatment, consult a veterinary surgeon. When treating for external parasites, consider treating the cage/aviary with a suitable product.

Beaphar Bird Wormer

Overview

Active Ingredient: Levamisole hydrochloride 1% w/v. Beaphar Bird Wormer is a veterinary medicine containing Levamisole hydrochloride (1% w/v), and is effective against roundworms (Ascaridia) and hairworms (Capillaria) in all types of cage and aviary birds. Its use is particularly recommended for parakeets, cockatiels and lovebirds. Worms may be tolerated by older birds who may show few apparent symptoms, but can be fatal for younger individuals. If you intend breeding we highly recommend worming all birds, and pressure washing or disinfecting the aviary floor to clear the microscopic worm eggs that will be in the environment & will otherwise re-infect your stock. The bottle contains sufficient wormer to treat 100 canaries, or 2-3 parrots.

How To Use

Beaphar wormer can be given to birds either directly into the beak, using the pipette provided, or by dissolving the correct amount in their drinking water. Dosing birds directly into the beak: NB minimum dose is one drop; birds must weigh at least 12.5g each. Administer one drop for every 12.5g bodyweight. For example: Type of Bird Weight of Bird No. of drops to give Canary 25g 2 Budgie 40-50g 4 Parakeet 40-100g 4-8 Parrot 100-1000g 8-80 Dosing birds via the drinking water: Dissolve 4ml (80 drops) wormer in 100ml water. Fill drinking bowl / bottle with this solution, and remove any bathing water for the duration of treatment. Canaries, finches, etc: Provide no other water or moist food for 24 hours, and allow the bird(s) to drink as they wish. Repeat one week later, if necessary. Budgies, parakeets and parrots: Provide no other water or moist food for 48 hours, and allow the bird(s) to drink as they wish. Repeat once every 4 weeks in the presence of heavy infections.

Health + Safety

Warnings: For animal treatment only. Use only on cage and aviary birds weighing more than 12.5g. Do not use on other species of animal. Do not use on sick or convalescing birds.

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