Worming and moulting

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mama Hen Chris, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. Mama Hen Chris

    Mama Hen Chris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I last wormed my girls in December with Valbazen due to tapeworms. Worked fine with all but one gal. They seem to not leave her. She went downhill. Dawg suggested I-Gold for her. Unfortunately she passed away last week. ( Couldn't get rid of her worms)

    SO , today someone has worms in their poop again. I didn't see who it was. My question is, a few of my girls are moulting and is it safe to use the wormer during this time? I have read that it will stunt their feather growth.

    Since most are moulting and not laying, would be a good time to give it to them.


    Thank for your input.
     
  2. BeccaSmith

    BeccaSmith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm interested to know the answer to our question as I just wormed my hens and two of them are molting as well. I hadn't heard/read that worming while molting would stunt their feather growth, I hope this is not true!
     
  3. Mama Hen Chris

    Mama Hen Chris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hopefully someone has an answer
     

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