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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

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    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

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    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]
    http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/amazing-benefits-of-castor-oil/
    http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-278/castor-oil-oral/details
     

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