Wormer advice

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RRA, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. RRA

    RRA New Egg

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    I picked up a liquid wormer recommended and stocked by the local farm store and have treated the hens prior to their beginning to lay. Upon looking at the label, it states not to give to hens that are laying for human consumption - (is there any other kind of consumption?) Now I'm worried about giving it to them since they've started laying. The brand name is Wazine 17 - contains Piperazine Base as the active ingredient. Is it safe to give and then consume the eggs?? I appreciate the input and will take suggestions on alternate products. Thanks!!
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Discard the eggs for two weeks, then you can eat them again.
     
  3. vtsarahb

    vtsarahb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd hold off on eating the eggs for a little while. Some of the pros on here can tell you just how long to wait.
     
  4. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The reason they tell you that is so that people will not eat the eggs or the meat of animals or birds when they have been wormed

    it says that the medication is stored in the flesh and also the eggs

    so that you will not eat them and people get sick from the medication

    NOTE DO NOT FEED THE EGGS BACK TO YOUR CHICKENS

    as the medication is in the egg and it take that much longer for you to be safe eating the eggs

    wait 10 days or so after they have been off the medication
    some medication says 48 hrs, but in my humble opinion that is not long enough

    email me any questions
     
  5. RRA

    RRA New Egg

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    Thanks for the advice. I appreciate it!
     
  6. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    after medicating them they need some wet mash probiotic
    do this
    now the
    natural probiotic recipe it is:
    1 qt of dry feed crumbles
    1-1/2 qt of milk, sweet, sour, or buttermilk or a mixture of all or some
    1 cup of yoguart of non flavored yoguart ( no artificial sweetmer)
    mix good

    SINGLE CHICKEN
    3 tbsp of dry crumbles
    4 tbsp of milk
    1 tbsp of yoguart
    1 tbsp of apple sauce put on top of mixture for chickens taste

    PUT 1 TSP per chicken OF APPLE SAUCE FOR THE WET MASH PROBIOTIC


    twice a day for one wekk
    them till the manure is solid and regular colored with white tip

    and feed each chicken
    3 tbsp full of the wet mash probiotic and what they will clean up in 20-30 minutes
    then clean wet feeders and restock dry crumbles

    feed this once a week for life of chicken

    Also 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar per gallon of the chicken water so their gut flora wil be regulated

    they should have this at least 3-5 days a week
    then three days aweek till once a week
    email me any questions
     

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