Wazine

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Opal8, May 20, 2019.

  1. Opal8

    Opal8 Chirping

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    My chicken has worms! I gave all of them wazine, and I just realized it says not for laying hens. Can I eat the eggs, or can I never eat their eggs again?
     
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  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    Most people here use a two-week withdrawal. Since it is used in broilers, and the withdrawal for them is two weeks, we assume it's mostly out of their system by that point. It says "not for use in laying hens" because it's never been officially tested on laying hens.

    One important fact about piperazine (active ingredient) is that it only kills roundworms. Because of this, most people use it for the first dose (it slowly kills the larger worms so that they don't cause problems on their way out) and a different wormer (usually safeguard or valbazen) for the second dose.

    Have you had your chickens tested for worms? Many vets will do a faecal float for a small fee, and (depending on the vet) advise on wormers. dawg53 is also a very good resource, if you want to tag him.
     
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  3. Opal8

    Opal8 Chirping

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    Unfortunately, there is no vet close to me. The closest is an hour away, and the bill will sadly be too much for me to afford. I found worms in the poop of one of my girls. I treated everyone after this. My one girl is EXTREMELY weak, but she is pooping out a lot of worms now.
    @dawg53
     
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  4. Rammy

    Rammy Crowing

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    If you use Wazine, you cant eat the eggs. I was told by a vet, and I think its on the instructions, that there is a 30 day withdrawal period. Check that info to make sure.
     
  5. dawg53

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    Sylviethecochin is correct. Wazine only treats large roundworms. I use wazine in my birds every now and then and we eat the eggs after worming. Still here typing. However, I dont recommend eating the eggs if you or a family member suspect you or they might have an adverse reaction to the active ingredient (piperazine.) Also, dont give eggs away to be eaten. Generally a 2 week withdrawal period should be good enough.
    Next time you worm your birds, buy Valbazen or Safeguard liquid goat wormer. Both wormers will get rid of other types of worms as well as large roundworms. Then you wont need to use the wazine again.

    The instructions on the bottle of wazine state not to eat the eggs.
    https://www.drugs.com/vet/wazine-17.html
     
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  6. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    What type of worms?
    Can you go get a few pictures of them now?
     
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  7. Opal8

    Opal8 Chirping

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    It just says not to use on laying hens. No withdraw period printed on the bottle. Can I not eat the eggs ever again?
     
  8. Opal8

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  10. Opal8

    Opal8 Chirping

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    That’s what I was thinking. She’s pooping them all out now ever since the treatment. Is that good?
     
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