Terramycin and eggs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by pattywk, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. pattywk

    pattywk New Egg

    Jan 7, 2011
    My chickens were dying so I started administering Terramycin, and have since read that it should not be used on layers of eggs for human consumption. Another site said to wait 30 days after treatment to eat the eggs. Anyone know?
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    I waited 2 weeks after the end of the course of antibiotics to start consuming eggs again. I am still around to tell the tale. The withdrawal time for eggs is 4 days after ending treatment, the withdrawal times for meat is 14 days. I used the longer withdrawal time because at the time I had a very young child eating the eggs, so I wanted to be absolutely certain the eggs were safe.

    Hope this helps. Good luck.

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