Can u worm while some of the girls are molting

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Mskayladog, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. Mskayladog

    Mskayladog Chillin' With My Peeps

    My girls are going through a molt and I figured since they are not laying much now would be a good time to worm.
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    You can, but a word of warning. Look at the active ingredient. If it is fenbendazole, commonly sold as Safeguard, the feathers can possibly grow back curly and weird. Other worming medications don’t do that.
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    Are they showing symptoms of worms?

    If the answer is "no" , don't do it

    Never worm just because it's convenient

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