ugh, my chickens have mites. can we eat the eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by momofchicks, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. momofchicks

    momofchicks Songster

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    I found mites on my chickens, can we eat the eggs? I have not treated the chickens yet. Now I will read up on the poultry dust to see if we can eat after treatment but I need to know if we should eat the eggs from a chicken with mites. Thank you all!
     
  2. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Songster

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    Yes you can eat the eggs, they are already hard by the time a mite would have a chance of coming in contact with it. [​IMG]
     
  3. momofchicks

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    thanks, I was also wondering if the chicken is sick from the mites like depleted or whatever would the egg be bad?
     
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  4. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Crowing

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    the eggs are just fine.. eat them..

    just when you collect the eggs do not carry them in your hat..
     
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  5. momofchicks

    momofchicks Songster

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    Quote:[​IMG] I'll make sure I remember that . [​IMG]
     
  6. Maryallison

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    I was wondering the same thing, thanks [​IMG]
     

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