What a difference

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CountryRoosterUSA, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. CountryRoosterUSA

    CountryRoosterUSA Chillin' With My Peeps

    We have 3 red stars, not our only girls, but the oldest. They are around 2 1/2 yrs. old.
    These 3 haven't laid an egg in close to 2 months or more. They would get around just fine ,but didn't seem to have any pep in their step. I have never wormed them before, I guess because I never saw any signs of worms. But I thought I would give it a go anyway.

    To my surprise, in just 3 days they were back to laying eggs and running around like the young ones. I couldn't believe it. Of course I did dispose of the eggs and will for about 2 weeks after the second worming.

    I used Valbazen 1/2cc down their throat. I just now wormed them again today, its been 10 days sense the first time. It made a believer out of me.
     
  2. Kittyf

    Kittyf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you - what good information!
     
  3. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I agree. That is good information.

    Thanks.
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Better deworm your other chickens too if you have not already done it [​IMG]
     

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