when to worm

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by catdance62, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. catdance62

    catdance62 In the Brooder

    Oct 4, 2007
    We have a flock of chickens that is about 13 weeks old. When or should we worm them? They free-range during the day but come in to their enclosure & coop at night. I keep dairy goats and I know when then need wormed, but this is our first year with chickens. They seem healthy and I do not want to over-worm and build a resistance as can happen with goats.
    Thanks in advance!
  2. Chickaroo!

    Chickaroo! Songster

    Dec 27, 2007
    I'm not positive about when to worm, but I know I've seen alot of threads on here that says alot of people don't worm until they acutally see a worm in the poo. Some have never wormed. Maybe someone smarter then me will have a better answer for you!

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