Incubator and dewormer

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silkiefluff, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. silkiefluff

    silkiefluff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there any reason I should not put eggs, where the chickens have just been dewormed, into the incubator?
     
  2. Stiggy

    Stiggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What type of wormer? and does it say not to?
    I did an experiment here with eggs from the chooks after they had been wormed ( aviverm its the only one here for poultry) to see if it affected the chicks in any way ( I only sat 20 eggs) and all the chicks were fine with no issues so unless it says not to you could always try with a small number and see what happens as different wormers will do different things.
     
  3. silkiefluff

    silkiefluff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have no specific poultry wormers here, so the one I use (Noromectin) doesn't say on the box, unfortunately.
     
  4. Stiggy

    Stiggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you tried googling the main ingrediant(s) to see if they cause defects? The other thing is you never know until you try or you could just wait out the egg withhold period and then collect to hatch again
     
  5. silkiefluff

    silkiefluff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, had not thought of that.
     

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