Incubating eggs from pullets treated with tetracycline.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Rebel Rooster, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

    Jun 29, 2009
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    Can eggs coming from pullets being treated with tetracycline be incubated and hatched without problems??
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I guess I would ask why they're on an antiobiotic? If it is something that can pass through the egg to embryo, I wouldn't hatch them.
     
  3. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

    Jun 29, 2009
    Central SC
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    Quote:I have a few, out of a flock of over 100 birds, that developed a cough and wheezing. I was advised by the manager at TSC that the whole flock needed to be treated with this antibiotic.
     
  4. My Little Sister's Farm

    My Little Sister's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that what ever the reason they are sick is more likely to reduce your hatchability rather than the drugs.

    I wouldn't take advice from just anyone at a feed store either. They don't have all the knowledge you need before giving your hens drugs.
     

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