Not an Emergency Yet, ? about possibly ODing chicken on wormer Meds.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by stormylady, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2008
    Illinois
    Ok I used Safe-Guard wormer on my chickens today, I did it the same way I did it before just a pea sized dose for each one, I just dose it out on a little plastic knife and let them each eat it off the knife, but Blossom my smallest girl and one of the oldest (3yrs old) in the pen jumped up and stole someone elses dose before I could move it away from her. Will this hurt her?? And what should I watch for and what should I do if she starts acting sick?? Sorry just don't want to wait til she gets sick before finding out what to do. Thanks for your responses. Sandy
     
  2. TaylorHobbyFarms

    TaylorHobbyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As long as she didn't constantly get too much, I think she will be okay. We'll see if anyone else has any ideas.
     
  3. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2008
    Illinois
    Quote:Yea it was just the one extra dose she snagged.
     
  4. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2008
    Illinois
    I guess she is going to be ok, shes not acting sick so...... I was really worried about her. I guess she is stronger than I thought. [​IMG]
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    It will take 10 times the amount to affect her adversely, dont worry about it.
     
  6. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2008
    Illinois
    Quote:Thanks I'm a natural worrier, good to know though. Thankyou, Sandy
     

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