does sulmet affect egg laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jeannieo, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. jeannieo

    jeannieo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just finished with the five days of sulmet on Thursday. I've only had one egg since then! I know I have to discard for two weeks so I'm sort of glad there's only been one because it's gonna KILL me to discard eggs. I scrambled the one and put it in the dogs food and they loved it! [​IMG] [​IMG] Also, how come it's all right to give the eggs to the dogs but we can't eat them? probably a dumb question and I don't think I would want to eat them with the vestiges of sulmet but I was just wondering. [​IMG]
     
  2. jeannieo

    jeannieo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone want to chime in on this one?
     
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:I swear I tried to answered this question earlier??? I must have posted it on another thread. Some one's gonna be very confused.

    I did a google search and couldn't find anything indicating that egg production dropped with sulmet. There was some anecdotal evidence saying just the opposite. Production can drop from the illness itself. Hope your chickens are well now!

    I don't know why dogs can eat medicated eggs and people cannot. Probably mostly because the danger is almost non existent, and dogs are not people.

    Imp- And dogs eat poop. What's a little sulmet? [​IMG]
     
  4. jeannieo

    jeannieo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "And dogs eat poop. What's a little sulmet?"

    well that is very true. I guess they're all just having some down time, we all need some down time now and then! Like I said, do not want to discard eggs but I know I must. thanks for your answer! [​IMG]
     

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