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I'm treating my laying pullet naturally for worms with ACV in her water and chili powder and DE in her food.  What else can I do naturally and how long before the worm is gone?  I don't want to use medicine.  Thanks.

post #2 of 7

Chili powder? or do you mean cayenne? the cayenne was 3 T per gallon of feed for either 7 or 10 days. Someone also said for prevention and maintenance to always put some in there but doesn't have to be that high of a dose.

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Wife to wonderful enabling hubby, Mom to DD and DS with 7 of his own. Leader/mommy of 2 Ameraucanas, 5 EE, 2 Austrolorps, 2 dominique, 1 orpington, 1 production red, & bantams-2 Sebrights, jap, modern, rir, orpington, wyandotte. 5+4+3 silkies. 2 mut banty roos
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Well, I don't have cayenne on hand right now so I figure chili powder would work since it's also spicy.  Does it only work for cayenne or anything spicy?

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I do not understand where this business about cayenne being of any use helping worms has come from (if anyone has a link to research material please post) > cayenne has bee shown to be useful in stimulating the immune system somewhat (as a general supportive/management  measure to aid in disease ).
None of the above "natural"measures will have any curative/treatment value in an active case of worms.   Get the proper med (one of the less toxic and broad spectrum meds which gets most all types is ivomec Eprinex > use the topical spot-on method of application)

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Originally Posted by dlhunicorn 

I do not understand where this business about cayenne being of any use helping worms has come from (if anyone has a link to research material please post) > cayenne has bee shown to be useful in stimulating the immune system somewhat (as a general supportive/management  measure to aid in disease ).
None of the above "natural"measures will have any curative/treatment value in an active case of worms.   Get the proper med (one of the less toxic and broad spectrum meds which gets most all types is ivomec Eprinex > use the topical spot-on method of application)


Hear, hear!  Couldn't agree more!

5 horses, 5 cats, 3 dogs, a tank of tropical fish, a Red Eared Slider, a tank of gold fish, CHICKENS: 2 BA, 2 SLW, 2 LB, 2 BSL, 3 GSL, 3 DeKalb Amberlinks (as far as I know!), 5 NHR, 6 WPR, 6 EE! Wait a minute!  Who added that rabbit to the mix?  Another rabbit?  Gosh they multiply faster than I thought!
Yup, a farm full of animals and lots of mouths to feed!
Loving every minute of it!! 
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5 horses, 5 cats, 3 dogs, a tank of tropical fish, a Red Eared Slider, a tank of gold fish, CHICKENS: 2 BA, 2 SLW, 2 LB, 2 BSL, 3 GSL, 3 DeKalb Amberlinks (as far as I know!), 5 NHR, 6 WPR, 6 EE! Wait a minute!  Who added that rabbit to the mix?  Another rabbit?  Gosh they multiply faster than I thought!
Yup, a farm full of animals and lots of mouths to feed!
Loving every minute of it!! 
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post #6 of 7

We bought a natural wormer from Murray McMurray. We don't have any problems, but we did it as a preventative measure. None of our chickens acted like they had worms, so I'm not sure if it would work in your situation, where you know there is a worm problem. Something to look into, and you can eat the eggs when they're on it.

post #7 of 7

can you pls tell me where I can get the preventative wormer from Murray McMurray ...thanks.

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