Can I worm a broody hen?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by ErinG, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. ErinG

    ErinG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two broody hens that I have been trying to break unsuccessfully. I was just wondering since they are not laying right now anyway, can I worm everyone? Or would it be too stressful on them, with not eating or drinking much? They were last wormed in the late fall.
     
  2. ErinG

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  3. dawg53

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    I would wait til after you break their broodiness and wait about a week or two after they have gotten back to eating and drinking normally. I just got through breaking a broody by caging her for 3 days straight. What a pain. Good luck.
     
  4. ErinG

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    Such a pain. Thanks, what I suspected, just trying not to waste any of those darn eggs!
     

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