Deworming

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by weebles&wobblesmom, May 19, 2011.

  1. weebles&wobblesmom

    weebles&wobblesmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry if this subject has already been listed some where. I was wondering about deworming chicks and ducklings. I have a total of 40 (not on purpose......[​IMG] ) I have had customers come in and get wormer for their chickens but I really don't know anything about chickens. (learning things VERY FAST) Do they need to be wormed like puppies and kittens do when their little?

    My oldest duckling is 7 weeks, then I have a batch that is 3 weeks and a batch that is 2 weeks.

    Any advice is welcome.

    Thank you
     
  2. Anianna

    Anianna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't believe worming is necessary in chicks, though many people feed a medicated chick starter to help chicks through their initial exposure to cocci.
     
  3. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicks do not need to be dewormed I would wait until they are about 10 months old or so to start worming. It really depends on the area you live in how often you worm. If you use the search button in the top blue bar you should fine many different post about worming.
     
  4. weebles&wobblesmom

    weebles&wobblesmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thank you
     

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