Do you ever use an all natural wormer? Does it work?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by HappyFarmLady, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. HappyFarmLady

    HappyFarmLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hate the idea of having to throw out all of my eggs for 2 wks after worming my flock. My husband doesn't think that an all natural wormer would work. What is your experience?
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    They usually don't. Better, if you want "all natural" is to use them more as prevention. If you dont' want to throw away eggs, use Eprinex pour on. 5 drops on the back of the head/neck for standard chicken. No egg withdrawl time. Drawback here is that it doesn't get every type of worm there is. But it does get mites.
     
  3. dawg53

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    I agree with Galanie. What you pay for an organic product and not knowing the correct dosage is putting a hole in your wallet and risking the health of your chickens. A 125ml bottle of safeguard liquid goat wormer costs about $17 and will last you a long time. It is a very safe wormer and eliminates all but 1 type of worm. Two weeks disposing of eggs is a small price to pay for healthy chickens. Remember, your environment dictates how often you should worm.
     
  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Amen. Dawg53 is the "one" to listen to for worming advice.
     

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