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Can I eat first egg since hen went off meds?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Carrie Lynn, May 17, 2011.

  1. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Songster

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    My hen had a respiratory infection and was put on antibiotic and wormed...just in case.
    Her treatment for worming was 3 days May7-9. She finished her antibiotic last Thursday.
    She laid her first egg since she got sick yesterday. Is this egg safe to eat? Should I feed it to the dog? When can I eat her eggs?

    Thanks so much for any advice!
     
    Last edited: May 17, 2011

  2. Rocky Road

    Rocky Road Chirping

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    I believe most antibiotics have a withdrawal date of 5 days. So I think it would be best to wait 5 days to be safe.
     

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