Anthelmintics for Goat Producers
Avermectins
Brand Name:  Ivomec, Double Impact, Top-line, Phoenectin Pour-on
Active Ingredient(s):  ivermectin 1% (injectable) ivermectin 0.5% (pour-on)
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  35 days before slaughter
Indications: 
Control of internal and external parasites
Dosage:  1ml per 110 lbs. SQ (injectable) 1ml per 22 lbs. applied topically (pour-on) 
Goat Notes:  Give all avermectin wormers orally. 1% Injectable 1ml per 50lbs; 0.5% pour on 1ml per 10 lbs. 
Brand Name:  Ivomec Plus
Active Ingredient(s):  ivermectin 1% and clorsulon 10%
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  56 days before slaughter
Indications: 
Control of internal and external parasites including adult liver flukes 
Dosage:  1ml per 110 lbs. SQ
Goat Notes:  1ml per 50 lbs. to control external and internal parasites including liver flukes 
Brand Name:  Dectomax
Active Ingredient(s):  doramectin 1% injectable; doramectin 0.5% pour-on
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  35 days before slaughter for injectable; 42 days before slaughter for pour-on 
Indications: 
Control of internal and external parasites 
Dosage:  1ml per 75 lbs. SQ or IM (injectable) 5ml per 110 lbs. applied topically (pour-on) 
Goat Notes:  1 ml per 35 lbs. given orally (injectable) 1lm per 10 lbs. given orally (pour-on)
Brand Name:  Eprinex (Ivomec)
Active Ingredient(s):  eprinomectin 5mg
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  No slaughter or milk withdrawal on cattle 
Indications: 
Control of internal and external parasites 
Dosage:  5ml per 100 lbs. applied topically (pour-on) 
Goat Notes:  1 ml per 10 lbs. Great for treating kids; although a larger amount is needed per pound,
small goats can be accurately dosed.
Used frequently in dairy goats(No milk withdrawal) at 2-3 times the cattle dose. 




Milbymycin
Brand Name:  Cydectin, Quest Equine Wormer
Active Ingredient(s):  moxidectin
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  No slaughter withdrawal on cattle 
Indications: 
Control of internal and external parasites 
Dosage:  5ml per 110 lbs. applied topically
Goat Notes:  1ml per 25 lbs. given orally - this is the most effective wormer we have right now. 




Benzimidazole
Brand Name:  Safe-guard, Panacur, Benzelmin
Active Ingredient(s):  fenbendazole
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  8 days before slaughter
Indications: 
Control of internal parasites
Dosage:  varies with brand and type of product
Goat Notes:  Treat with 3x the label dosage for 3 days in a row to kill tape worms. Most stomach and intestinal worms show resistance to fenbendazole products. Extremely high safety margin. 
Brand Name:  Synanthic 
Active Ingredient(s):  oxfendazole
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  11 days before slaughter
Indications: 
Control of internal parasites
Dosage:  varies with brand and type of product
Goat Notes:  Treat with 2x - 3x the label dosage for 3 days in a row to kill tape worms. Most stomach and intestinal worms show resistance to fenbendazole products. Synanthic can be given to weak and anemic goats at 2x the sheep dosage when goats heavily infested with parasites and are unlikely to be able to recover from the bleed out of a large parasite population dying at one time. Extremely high safety margin. 
Brand Name:  Valbazen
Active Ingredient(s):  albendazole
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  days before slaughter
Indications: 
Use Valbazen to control of internal parasites including adult liver flukes. 
Dosage:  varies with type of product 
Goat Notes:  Treat with 3x the label dosage for 3 days in a row to kill tape worms. Most stomach and intestinal worms show resistance to fenbendazole products. Extremely high safety margin. Do not use on does of breeding age that have been exposed to a buck, or those that are bred. May cause abortion or birth defects. 




Tetrahydropyrimidine
Brand Name:  Strongid - T
Active Ingredient(s):  pyrantel pamoate
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  not established 
Indications: 
Control of internal parasites 
Dosage:  3 mg per 1 lb. 
Goat Notes:  4.5 mg per 1 lb. Has bee recommended for use in goats. 

Brand Name:  Rumatel
Active Ingredient(s):  morantel tartrate
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  30 days before slaughter 
Indications: 
Control of internal parasites 
Dosage:  Use to medicate feed at the rate of 0.44 grams per 100lbs. 
Goat Notes:  Mix crumbles in feed at the rate of 25 lbs. per ton. Use this as supplemental parasite control; continue worming with other products as needed. Worm goats thoroughly before starting on medicated feed. 




Coccidia Prevention
Brand Name:  Bovatec
Active Ingredient(s):  lasalocid sodium
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  None 
Indications: 
Control of coccidia FDA approved for non-lactating sheep. 
Dosage:  not less than 15 mg and no more than 70 mg daily. Do not feed to Equines. 
Goat Notes:  It is available as a feed additive and in blocks. Caution: Bovatec blocks are high in copper. 

Brand Name:  Corrid
Active Ingredient(s):  amprolium
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  1 day before slaughter for beef calves
Indications: 
Control of coccidia 
Dosage:  mix in drinking water as directed. Corrid is available in liquid or soluble powder. 
Goat Notes:  Coccidia has shown a high incidence of resistance with Corrid. There are other products on the market that are more effective. Also, Corrid depletes the thiamin levels in the rumen, need to watch out for thiamin deficiency polio when treating. 

Brand Name:  Deccox
Active Ingredient(s):  decoquinate
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  none 
Indications: 
Control of coccidia 
Dosage:  Mix in feed ration to provide a daily dose of 22.7mg per 100 lbs. Feed for at least 28 days during exposure or stress.
Goat Notes:  Although many people prefer Deccox because of it is safe around equines, Deccox is a rumen inhibitor, and I don't believe is as effective as rumensin or bovatec.

Brand Name:  Rumensin
Active Ingredient(s):  monensin sodium
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  None 
Indications: 
Control of coccidia 
Dosage:  Mix 20g rumensin per ton of feed. Can feed continuously. 
Goat Notes:  Most effective product for goats. Ingestion by equines can be fatal. 

Brand Name:  Sulmet
Active Ingredient(s):  sulfamethazine
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  10 days before slaughter
Indications: 
Bacterial pneumonia, E.Coli, Diphtheria, mastitis, and coccidiosis. May use soluble powder, constitute per package instruction and give 15cc orally. 
Dosage:  
Goat Notes:  Dose orally or mix with drinking water, first dose is double the following four doses. Do not give with penicillin.
Brand Name:  Albon
Active Ingredient(s):  sulferdimethox
Availability:  OTC
Withdrawal:  10 days before slaughter
Indications: 
Sulferdimethox is effective against Bacterial pneumonia, E.Coli, Diphtheria, mastitis, and coccidiosis. May use soluble powder, constitute per package instruction and give 15cc orally. 
Dosage:  can be drenched or mixed with drinking water for self-medicating. 
Goat Notes:  Available in liquid and soluble powder form. Albon is also available in injectable form. It is very effective for coccidia and certain types of mastitis. Can also be added to milk replacer to treat kids. Good management for freshly castrated kids. Do not give with penicillin
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Goat Parasite De-wormer Medications
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Large Animal Non-Prescription Wormers Injectable Ivermectin

Equimectrin (Ivermectin) 0.21 oz (6.08 grams)

Safe-Guard Equine Wormers Equi-Bits, 1.25 lbs
Safe-Guard Equine Wormers Paste, 25 grams


Ivomec Injection 1% 50ml Btl