What to do with the eggs when I worm my chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Flybybirds, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. Flybybirds

    Flybybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I plan to worm my five chickens and one rooster this fall. Going to use Wazine 17 unless there is something better out there you all know about! I am going to use the 1/2 gallon of water with 1tbs Wazine approach. My Question is this; I know we can't eat the eggs for at least two weeks but can I scramble them up still for the chickens? Is that double worming? Also I plan to worm again in 14 days because it was suggested on this site. If there is a better method of worming i'd appreciate suggestions. Thanks
     
  2. five is my dog

    five is my dog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i use diotomaceous earth its a natural wormer. i just mix it in with feed and they eat it right up. you could also use it on them for mites. you just have to give i to them every day for 1 week then 1 time every month. you can still eat eggs if you use this wormer.
     
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  3. CowGrrrl

    CowGrrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Flybybirds

    Flybybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds good. I have DE and use it in their coop at night mixed with the hay. How much DE would I give them? I have five grown hens and two 15-16 week olds. They are not together yet.
     
  5. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read it should be 5% of their food amount. I'll try and find the link so you can see it
     
  6. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Scroll down about a quarter of the page to "Daily recommended food grade DE feeding rates". The entire article is very interesting though, I recommend you read it all.

    My feed container is 3lbs so I guess I'm just going to mix 68g in 3lbs of food [​IMG] I assume that is how it works
     
  7. Flybybirds

    Flybybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great I would appreciate that.
     
  8. Flybybirds

    Flybybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you ever find that link about DE quantity in food? Your last reply was cut so I didn't know where to look for the article you referred to.
     
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  10. cooperscooper

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    Is it ok to hatch eggs laid after using Wazine-17 or should I wait ?
     

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