Question about meds...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SunAngel, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    I know if you treat your chickens with meds you aren't supposed to eat the eggs for a certain length of time.

    But can you still hatch eggs from chickens you are treating with antibiotics, Wazine or Sulmet? Will it harm the chicks, cause defects or prevent them from hatching?
     
  2. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    This is a really good question. I was wondering this just the other day.

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  3. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    I guess maybe noone knows?
     
  4. saladin

    saladin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Typically a breeder is not trying to hatch eggs from a bird that needs medication: thus your answer. Neither do you worm birds in the breeding pens.

    Exception:
    Sometimes there might be an outbreak of cocci thus the sulmet: save the eggs and hatch them.
     
  5. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    Thanks for your reply [​IMG]
     

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