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Cayenne pepper for worms

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by turtlewoman100, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. turtlewoman100

    turtlewoman100 Just Hatched

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    I read somewhere in this forum about giving cayenne pepper for worms. I got the pepper but now I can't find the post and don't know how much or how often to give it. Does anyone have any information about this. I haven't seen any worms, I'm just doing it as a preventative. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. turtlewoman100

    turtlewoman100 Just Hatched

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    repeat thread--please ignore.
     
  3. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    Personally I prefer A1 Sauce or ketchup on my worms but there is no accounting for taste, [​IMG] knock yourself out. But if you hope or think that hot pepper will kill internal Parasites, then I think that you will be disappointed with the results.
     
  4. chickengr

    chickengr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cayenne pepper will help expel the worms so it is good as a preventative. I mix it with their feed. I put about 1 tablespoon for about 30 chickens. I ad some chopped garlic and black pepper as well. for heavy infestation it will not resolve the problem.
     

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