Incubate eggs from hens treated for worms?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Yard full o' rocks, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. Yard full o' rocks

    Yard full o' rocks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2009
    Cartersville, Georgia'd think I'd know the answer to this question...but I don't.

    I know that using Wazine their is a 14 day withdrawal period for consumption of eggs. BUT, is it safe to incubate eggs from hens that have been treated??!!

    Sorry to ask such a silly question....[​IMG]


  2. berkeleysprings

    berkeleysprings Chillin' With My Peeps

    from what i understand ... you should not hatch or eat eggs for a few weeks but please someone else will surely post
    more edit and confirm but i could be wrong . the stuff we put in the water , we were told of wait a few weeks
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2010
  3. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    I incubate mine when they're on worming withdrawl.

    I use Ivermectin and as I understand it, Ivermectin is used on humans (called by a different name), so it's not that it's not safe for humans to consume. BUT that when the worms are expelled, they might not be dead yet and in very rare cases, as they exit the vent, may crawl up the reproductive tract and get incorporated into an egg. So it's more of an Ewwww factor rather than safety.

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