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. The bottle contains sufficient wormer to treat 100 canaries, or 2-3 parrots.
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.
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.