Regular Worming?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by broodymomma, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. broodymomma

    broodymomma Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 24, 2010
    Trying to find a product that is good for "maintenance" in worming your chickens. Preferably something that you can use and is still safe to eat the eggs! Is there such a thing? Please advise. Thanks.
  2. Ksane

    Ksane Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 21, 2011
    Valbazen is the best. I always eat the eggs. I figure the tiny 6 lb chicken dose is teeny as it is. Plus it's not like it multiplies by 1000 and concentrates in the egg ;)
  3. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    You will read here that it's recommended to toss eggs for 3-4 weeks after any chemical wormer. Not everyone does, certainly. The drug in Valbazen is also used for people to treat worms. Of course there's always a risk of an allergic reaction with most any drug; it doesn't happen often, but it happens. I wouldn't sell or give away eggs during the 3 or 4 week withdrawal.

    There are "natural" wormers, but if you know you have a worm problem, they aren't going to be as effective.
  4. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2010
    Ohio - Chickens 3yrs
    I scramble some eggs & put cayenne pepper in it until it is dark red (4 to 8 oz to one doz eggs) repeat in 10 days.

    Hope this helps! [​IMG]

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