Worm Broilers?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Cluck4Me, Oct 25, 2008.

  1. Cluck4Me

    Cluck4Me Out Of The Brooder

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    Just a silly question - as I have been entertaining the thought of raising a few broilers this year..
    Does anyone worm their broilers before slaughter? Maybe when they're 6 wks. or so?
    These babies seem like voracious eat-anything-in-their-path creatures...so is anyone concerned about them being infected with worms during the 8-12 weeks wait before slaughter?
    Looking forward to your input!

    - Sandy [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2008
  2. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
    Thomson, GA
    No, I don't eat the stomach or intestins or anything that might have worms in it--that I know of. I think that is the whole point of being santitary while butchering.
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    can worms be in the meat also?....
     

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