Questions: Eggs from sick/medicated birds

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by loralei, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. loralei

    loralei Songster

    Jun 4, 2009
    New Caney, Texas
    Are the eggs from sick birds safe to eat?

    What about eggs from birds on antibiotics?

    If I must discard the eggs would they be safe for our dogs?

    My flock is currently having a cocci crisis and all are being treated with Corid but some are continuing to lay.

    Thank you!
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2009

  2. cnj-tx50

    cnj-tx50 Songster

    Jun 19, 2009
    North of Dallas, TX
    I would say no, but others may have better answer than that. I did have to treat mine about 2 months ago for upper resper. stuff and was told not to eat eggs for two weeks afterr final treatment. However I did cook the eggs and give back to them.
  3. popcornpuppy

    popcornpuppy Songster

    Jun 19, 2009
    Holland, Massachusetts
    I only know (because I read it last night) that if chickens have worms, toss the eggs and follow the guidelines on the worm medication regarding how long to toss the eggs.
    Sorry to say that I don't know about antibiotics and germ/diseases. [​IMG]

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