first time worming?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mo puff, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. mo puff

    mo puff Out Of The Brooder

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    I didnt even know that we were supposed to worm our chickens. Thanks to BYC i found out i should worm them. So i went to the local feed store and one person said use D.E. and the other said WAZINE 17 in the water??
    #1 question how much do iput of the wazine17 for 2 gallons of water? [ the bottle gives directions for flocks of 100....I only have 3 chickens].
    #2-- I did not buy the D.E. because it didnt say it was for worms. Should i use it too?
    I need to add... my chickens do NOT appear to have worms, i just thought if it is something i need to do then i should do it.
    any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, MO
     
  2. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    use one oz per gallon of water and let them drink on this all day..DE is useless as a wormer
     
  3. mo puff

    mo puff Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much for your speedy reply. Do i need the DE for other things? is it a neccessary /good thing to give them? and while they are being wormed, are the eggs edible? how often do i put the Wazine in the water?
     
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  4. mo puff

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    How much is an ounce in liquid? Shd i jut use the cap as a measurer?
     
  5. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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    Use a measuring cup. Should have ounces on it.

     

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