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Does natural scaley leg mite treatment ruin eggs?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lady Watcher, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. Lady Watcher

    Lady Watcher Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 18, 2016
    If I treat my hens for scaly leg mites with caster oil, can I still eat their eggs?
    Last edited: Mar 11, 2017
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains
    Got a picture of the bottle your using?

    IMHO if Castor Oil can be taken internally as a laxative, then applying it topically on a chickens legs should not make the eggs inedible.

    Here's just a couple of articles I found with a quick google search - this may help you make your decision[​IMG]

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