the importance of deworming chickens

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chriseagan, Sep 21, 2015.

  1. chriseagan

    chriseagan Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 15, 2015
    lakeside , ca.
    This is just a question on the importance of deworming chickens
    I have 4 barred rock pullets around the age of 7+ months , I have never used a dewormer on them and was wondering if anyone could tell me if there is a more natural way compard to the chemical ways that is just as sufficient .
    I've read about pumpkin soup and a few others but being new to chickins i would like a more experienced opinion.
    How often , how necessary and natural vs. Chemical.
    And my birds do free range for 3-4 hrs a day so they do get into alot of white snails and the occasional earthworm when they're lucky.
    Appreciate any comments helpful or not .
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2015
  2. Mutt Farm

    Mutt Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Great question that I can't answer. Snails and earthworms can transmit grapeworm? I have no clue, Posting to follow.

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