Using Garlic As A Wormer???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by treeowl, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. treeowl

    treeowl Out Of The Brooder

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    I Was Just Told That Garlic Can Be Used To Worm Your Chickens.[​IMG] Is This True? Do Chickens Need Wormed? If So How Often?
     
  2. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
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    Yes, it is true but it does make the eggs taste funny. They need to be wormed if they have worms. I use food grade DE (diatomaceous earth) in their feed on a regular basis which is supposed to prevent worms and deter other insects.
     
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  3. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
  4. Kezzie

    Kezzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    ""knocks on wood"
    i use a lot of garlic in my day to day cooking and i do feed my chickens table scraps, and i have never had a problem with worms...

    maybe i should knock harder just to be on the safe side [​IMG] LOL
     
  6. treeowl

    treeowl Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:HOW DO U KNOW IF YOUR CHICKENS HAVE WORMS????
     
  7. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    check the poo [​IMG]

     
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