Herbal wormers

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by branston, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. branston

    branston Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone tried the Hoegger's Herbal Chicken wormer? I've just ordered some to give it a try. My chickens are 9 months old and less and I've never wormed them. They free range.
     
  2. Barnmaradotte

    Barnmaradotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Being that its Herbal, does it have a withdrawl period?
     
  3. branston

    branston Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope...there is no withdrawal period apparently, that's what I like about it. I'm getting dairy goats soon and while at the breeders she told me about using Hoegger's herbal wormer on her goats. I just got the new catalogue and they are now doing a bigger section on Chickens equip etc and I saw the chicken herbal wormer
     
  4. dawg53

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    http://www.fiascofarm.com/herbs/wormer.htm Hoegger's herbal wormer contains wormwood, a natural wormer. However, it's not recommended for pregnant animals. Do you consider an egg laying hen pregnant[​IMG]
     
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  5. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, big difference goats/chickens kid/egg...

    I like it I just started using it about a month ago now. [​IMG]
     
  6. flowerchild59

    flowerchild59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I personally wouldn't mess with herbal wormers, even though I swing toward the natural/holistic side of things. Please read through my signature link at the bottom for my tale about wormers.
     

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