Message Number: YG7204 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-09-11 10:53:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Revolution

yvon358@c... wrote:

> Well, I was just about to apply Ivermectin when I read this post. I'm not
> going to inject the Ivermectin... just a drop in each ear to kill the mites.
> I'm assuming I don't need to test for heartworms when using Ivermectin
> topically. But you know what happens when we assume. I've never had mine
> tested for heartworms, all are pretty healthy accept for ear mites and
> rattail. May I go ahead as planned or should I test for heartworms first?

What you need to do is talk to your ferret knowledgible vet and follow
his advice. I'm not a vet and just do not know how much ivermectin it
takes before killing a worm becomes a potential problem.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde

URA Redneck if you've ever hit a jukebox with a cue stick.