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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by allen wranch, Jan 13, 2007.
Anyone know withdraw time for eggs regarding ivermectin pour-on treatments?
I just got into them last year and thought it would be easier to get some good breeding stock. But as far as chicken breeds go they are new and breeders aren't letting go of the few that are close to SOP, they are breeding or showing them. I'm keeping one of the Bev Davis and one of the Ernie Haire roos. I'm going to keep all of the hens until they lay; The hens are nice but have zero copper in them. How do you tell the difference in a black copper Marans with no copper showing and a Black Marans?
I am going to concentrate on dark eggs and keep trying to achieve SOP. I picked BCM and Lav Ameraucana to breed, and both require hatching many to get the few.
It looks good to me.
She is a nce looking hen. Congrats on the new babies.
I have Lav hen that just started going broody this morning. She has tried to go recently but I wouldn't let her. I'm going to let her this time and see how it goes.
Both of those are very nice eggs!
The use of Ivermectin in this manner for poultry is considered "off label". Because it is not approved by the FDA for this, there is not a specified withdrawal time. I know of people that don't worry about the withdrawal time and have no ill effects from it and others who wait a long time before eating the eggs again. Just one of those things you have to decide for yourself.
I know it's off label, so no specific set time has been established. Just asking for the chicken communities "guidelines" for it. Every other dewormer I've read is 2 weeks after last treatment. So am going with that, just wanted some others opinions.
Withdrawal times recommended by manufacturers are done after testing to see what the level of contamination of eggs/meat with a medication is after certain time periods. There is no way for a lay person here on BYC to know the difference between an egg that has medication residue in it and one that doesn't have residue without laboratory testing. It isn't like they glow in the dark or something if the residue is there. Which makes the "guidelines" (aka someone's opinion) that you are asking for, baseless and useless in this particular instance.
If it is that much of a concern to avoid medication residue in the eggs that you eat, avoiding the drug altogether would be the best option.
hi all I have a lavender orpington roo i need to rehome. I had kept him hoping that he was a she but he's not. He was hatched Jan. 31st. He has nice color and size
was looking to get $15 for him. thank for looking
we are located in Boerne just up I 10 from San Antonio