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Sevin 5% and egg withdrawl?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HenPecked_bychildren, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. HenPecked_bychildren

    HenPecked_bychildren Songster

    Feb 24, 2010
    SW Florida
    What is the rule with using sevin to treat for mites/lice and eating eggs?

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Quote:I've always eaten the eggs after dusting with sevin. It's not like an internal wormer requiring egg withdrawal.
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2010
  3. IroquoisEgg

    IroquoisEgg Songster

    May 30, 2010
    Fair Oaks, CA
    I agree with dawg53.
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I threw so much Sevin dust and Permethrin dust around my coops that I will always wash all my eggs. But I don't discard them because of this. I don't know what the official recommendation is.

    If you ever use a liquid, I would do egg discarding. I don't think I would put liquid Sevin on my chickens. I like the Eprinex pour on.
  5. tammyd57

    tammyd57 Songster

    I've always used powdered Sevin, and never discarded eggs.
    'Course, there MAY be a few things wrong with me cuz of it. [​IMG]

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