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From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-09-03 20:57:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] ear mites

Lynn wrote:
> My ferret, Daisy, has a "bad" case of ear mites. We went to our vet
> last week and we were told to buy Petgold Mite-x Ear Mite Remedy. We
> have been using this every other day, per the directions, and are
> still seeing a lot of reddish wax. Is there something else that can
> be suggested, or do I just need to give it more time. There was no
> info saying how long this should take to resolve the mite issue.
> Any advise will be appreciated. Neither of our other ferrets have
> the mites, and we swab out ears when we do nails-about once a week.

I've read that your vet can give an injection of ivermectin, repeated at
2 week intervals for a total of three doses. I don't remember the dosage
right off.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde

URA Redneck if you put "horns" on your new bride's pictures.