Is it true?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by RooptyDoo, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. RooptyDoo

    RooptyDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it true that pumpkin seeds are a natural wormer?
     
  2. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep. for people too.
     
  3. mcg30_40

    mcg30_40 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, I learn new things everyday.
     
  4. Michigan Chickman

    Michigan Chickman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it true for squash seeds too? They are from the same family.
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Somebody on the forum, I believe it's speckledhen can tell you about feeding a mixture of pumpkin seeds and buttermilk for worms. You then follow up with a mild laxative like molasses in their water to help them shed the worms.
     
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2008

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