What age to de-worm?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Leslieb118, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. Leslieb118

    Leslieb118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens (EE's) are approximately 3 months old. They are a pretty good size, but they still have their juvenile "peeps". I was wondering when is a good age to start preventative de-worming? I don't have any issues with them, (knock on wood), but I would like to stay ahead of any issues that might arise. Thanks!
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Being in NH, I have no idea what the worm prevalence is in KY. I had my first group of birds for 2.5 years before I wormed. Then I only wormed because I had to treat for mites and the product I used also was a worming agent. You might get a more accurate answer to this question if you post it in this thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=110.

    I hope it helps. Good luck.
     
  3. Leslieb118

    Leslieb118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks CMV, I'll try there!
     

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