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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

    Aug 30, 2010
    S.E. Michigan
    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

    May 14, 2011
    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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