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Natural Deworming Chicken-How long to get rid of worms?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by swtamour, Jun 5, 2009.

  1. swtamour

    swtamour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm treating my laying pullet naturally for worms with ACV in her water and chili powder and DE in her food. What else can I do naturally and how long before the worm is gone? I don't want to use medicine. Thanks.
     
  2. jenni2142

    jenni2142 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chili powder? or do you mean cayenne? the cayenne was 3 T per gallon of feed for either 7 or 10 days. Someone also said for prevention and maintenance to always put some in there but doesn't have to be that high of a dose.
     
  3. swtamour

    swtamour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I don't have cayenne on hand right now so I figure chili powder would work since it's also spicy. Does it only work for cayenne or anything spicy?
     
  4. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    I do not understand where this business about cayenne being of any use helping worms has come from (if anyone has a link to research material please post) > cayenne has bee shown to be useful in stimulating the immune system somewhat (as a general supportive/management measure to aid in disease ).
    None of the above "natural"measures will have any curative/treatment value in an active case of worms. Get the proper med (one of the less toxic and broad spectrum meds which gets most all types is ivomec Eprinex > use the topical spot-on method of application)
     
  5. NotTheMomma

    NotTheMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Hear, hear! Couldn't agree more!
     
  6. sonhaschicks

    sonhaschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    We bought a natural wormer from Murray McMurray. We don't have any problems, but we did it as a preventative measure. None of our chickens acted like they had worms, so I'm not sure if it would work in your situation, where you know there is a worm problem. Something to look into, and you can eat the eggs when they're on it.
     
  7. Ashlyn Baack

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    can you pls tell me where I can get the preventative wormer from Murray McMurray ...thanks.
     

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