1. angels4

    angels4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can anyone suggest a wormer (hopefully on that treat all types) for my girls, that has a minimal egg withdrawal period. My girls don't have worms, I just want to have some on hand.
     
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2008
  2. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can see info about worming on my site HERE . Good luck!
     
  3. angels4

    angels4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you for your input. Ivomec seems like the route to go. Like I said in my post. The girls don't have worms, but I want something on hand "just in case". I spend alot of time with them and am constantley doing pooh checks. Fingers crossed I haven't seen a worm yet. The girls do eat slugs and earth worms (known carries of worms and thier eggs) but it's hard to limit thier intake while they are free ranging. At the moment I'm mixing 1lb DE to every 50lb of feed as a preventative measure, but I know this is not a cure. Thanks again, I'm sure I'll be checking out your informative site again in the near future.
     
  4. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just remember, you won't typically see worms in the poo. Look for runny poo, with traces of blood in it, and watch for your fowl to get thin across the breast area, but act normal otherwise. I also think that using DE will keep most worm problems at bay, just use the ivomec if you see a problem would be my advise. Good luck!
     

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