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Eating eggs after treating with Sevin? Anyone?? Beuhler?? URGENT...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by arlee453, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Is it OK to eat eggs immediately after treating for mites with Sevin, or should I toss them for a period of time.

    I did the search but I couldn't find an answer [​IMG]

    Edit: I should have put urgent on this - I need to know if I can use these eggs I collected today to cook with - got to have something made for a thing tomorrow and I was going to make a cake using the eggs...
     
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2008
  2. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Check with Miss Prissy. I know she recommends using it. I don't recall ever seeing anything about holding the eggs.
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I eat mine. We are still alive.
     
  4. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    thanks farmer Kitty - I have searched and searched - internet AND BYC and can't find any mention either TO hold eggs or NOT to hold eggs with sevin treatment.

    For the time being I did clean them off using a damp paper towel, same as I do if they are poopy, and put them in a separate carton...

    Anyone have a definitive answer for me??

    EDIT: thanks Miss Prissy - I was typing my response when you posted yours!

    Since you and yours seem to be healthy and happy, I'll continue just to wipe them down for a few more days and call it OK....

    That is, unless someone else comes along with a reference that tells us something different!
     
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2008
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If you are worried about eating them cook them for the hens.
     
  6. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    It's a contact insecticide not a systemic treatment like Ivomec. As long as you don't eat the unwashed shells you should be ok. [IMO]
     
  7. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    Just can't stop laughing over your post..."anyone? Bueller?"[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks, I'm here all week
     
  9. guesswhatchickenbutt

    guesswhatchickenbutt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    arlee453 - THANK YOU for posting this. I've been scouring BYC like a nut all afternoon trying to find out if I can eat the eggs since my girls are laying A LOT and I just dusted everything with Sevin dust today. I'll admit to being a bit nervous about eating the eggs, but hopefully it's okay.
     

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