Florida hens need deworming

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RebeccaShecter1, May 23, 2016.

  1. RebeccaShecter1

    RebeccaShecter1 New Egg

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    Hey... I have 11 hens, in Florida, that I need to deworm. This my 1st flock. I really didn't think about it until I got a puppy and she eats their poo. GROSSS, RIGHT!?! I've dewormed my puppy already.
    What do I need to get for the chickens? Do I need to discard their eggs after deworming? If so, for how long? HELP, PLEASE....
     
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    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  3. RebeccaShecter1

    RebeccaShecter1 New Egg

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    THANK YOU,http://Yorkshire Coop
    I don't know what it more mortifying, the fact that my puppy eats chicken crap or the array of worm that chickens can get.
    Thanks for the link. It was an eye opening experience...[​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Don't get upset - dogs eat chicken poo, and chickens will go after dog poo, horse poo, and poo poo as well. [​IMG] Once I saw my dog had brown teeth and stunk to high heaven, he was eating his own po. I thought his teeth were rotting out. [​IMG] I guess that is why they are animals and we are elevated to human status.[​IMG]
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
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  6. RebeccaShecter1

    RebeccaShecter1 New Egg

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    Thank you everyone for the advice. It is GREATLY APPRECIATED.
    Thankx again,
    Rebecca
     
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    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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