Avimec is a topical ‘drop on’ liquid for the treatment of Scaly Face Mite (Knemidokoptes pilae) in budgerigars
Recommended for: Budgerigars
Can use with: Avimec is for external use only and is safe to use in conjunction with food additives and supplements and with other oral medications.
Dosage and administration: Birds less than 30g body weight apply 1 drop, Birds between 30-100g body weights apply 2 drops. Repeat application weekly for three doses. Place drops on an unfeathered area of skin.
Treat all birds in the aviary. Full recovery may take up to 6 weeks
Active Constituents: 1000µg/mL Ivermectin
Pack sizes: 50mL
APVMA approval number: 65649/51491
Ivermectin can be used for the treatment of Air Sac mite. When formulated correctly the drug is absorbed through the skin and acts over about a week. The bird should be treated once weekly for 3 weeks.
1 drop for birds under 30g (1oz) and 2 drops per 30-100g (1-4oz) body weight. The drops are applied to an unfeathered part of the skin.
.Please note: cattle pour on products are not suitable as they give a massive overdose of drug whichmaybe be fatal to the bird.
The use of Ivermectin in water is dicouraged. Ivermectin as a chemical does not like water and starts to break down quickly as soon as it is added to water.