Wazine and egg hatchability/mutations

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by colby318, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

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    I just dosed the girls with wazine. I can't sell the eggs for 14 days for human consumption. So... can they hatch? I might as well try to make use of the eggs instead of tossing them. Is there a problem with viability or chance of mutations? Does anyone have any experience hatching or just conjecture.
    Colby in KY
     
  2. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    You should not hatch or eat the eggs during this time . . . .

    The medicine goes through the chicken to the embroyo . . .
     
  3. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

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    Yes, but does it cause deformities?
     
  4. geebs

    geebs Lovin' the Lowriders!

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    It can... That would be profoundly sad.
     
  5. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

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    Thank you. I just needed an answer one way or another.
     
  6. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    I fed the eggs back to the chickens and dogs during that time. I can't stand to wasting the eggs. I scrambled the eggs for the group. I figured that it wasn't going to hurt any of the critters. I can also state that they are all still quite healthy.
     
  7. hongyush2008

    hongyush2008 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Agree with u, you should keep them what they are during the special time.
     
  8. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:When you feed the eggs back to the chickens, you are re-introducing the wormer and should be extending the time not to use the eggs.
     
  9. Dora'smom

    Dora'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with the above post. If you feed the birds their own medicated eggs during the time of discard, you are re-introducing the wormer into the bird, and should extend the time you discard eggs to compensate for that. You shouldn't use them during that time, and no-one else should, either. [​IMG]
     
  10. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

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    Quote:When you feed the eggs back to the chickens, you are re-introducing the wormer and should be extending the time not to use the eggs.

    Good point.
     

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