Using cayenne for parasite control?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by pride&joy, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. pride&joy

    pride&joy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hey I was thinking of using cayenne pepper to worm the flock? I have read on here that is a common and safe method. Just wondering at what ratio to mix it with the feed? Thanks in advance………
     
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    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ARose4Heaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use cheyenne pepper as an egg-booster. A little pepper = more eggs.
     
  5. armadamork

    armadamork Out Of The Brooder

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    Has anyone tried something like Franks Red Hot or anything like that? I not try to have spicey chickens but thought it might be useful to give a little shot. I certainly don't want to hurt the flock.
     
  6. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cayenne Pepper;

    It`s a natural wormer. Mix it heavily with your feed to turn it rusty. Pepper in the front, worms run out the back. Chickens don`t have the heat receptors like most critters, so they eat it up. Worms, on the other hand, heh, heh. You can still eat the eggs. Repeat in 10 days to get the new worms...........Pop
     
  7. pride&joy

    pride&joy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thanks Pop,

    so blend to a rust like color will do
     
  8. pride&joy

    pride&joy Chillin' With My Peeps

    So I guess now the question is any suggestions on where to buy cayenne on mass?
     
  9. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    pride&joy :

    So I guess now the question is any suggestions on where to buy cayenne on mass?

    Oriental/Korean food store.​
     
  10. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    pride&joy :

    So I guess now the question is any suggestions on where to buy cayenne on mass?

    We get ours from a bulk food store but you can get it on line for about 7.00 a pound at mothernature.com.

    Chris​
     

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