can i eat eggs if hens have worms

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by andy, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. andy

    andy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi ive just been out to the coop ,and i looked through a fresh dropping to check for worms ,and i found a bugger, { round worm )ive been using wormx for a wormer, but maybe not giving it to them as often as i should, so ive just ordered some flubenvet , hopefully that will get rid of them,, should i throw the eggs away that they have laid or will they be ok to eat,

    also should i worm my 7 week old buffs that have been kept sperate to my layers??
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    I'm not 100% sure, but if you're medicating the chickens, I would think it best not to eat the eggs.
     
  3. spatcher

    spatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check the paperwork with the medicine!
    If it dont say anything you have 3 options:
    1. eat the eggs
    2. throw em out
    3. call the manufacturer and ask
     
  4. andy

    andy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i havent give them the medication yet
    but is it still ok to eat the eggs of a chicken that has worms
     
  5. Chickaroo!

    Chickaroo! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure but it just would gross me out! [​IMG] Maybe someone with more knowledge on this can help you out;)
     

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