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worming and other medicine... dont hatch those eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by stumble_n_mumble, May 14, 2010.

  1. stumble_n_mumble

    stumble_n_mumble Songster

    Nov 23, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    hey guys my chicken went broody and i want to give her eggs. my neighbor is going to give me silkie and other eggs for free.... she had wormed them and gave them some other medication for parasites. how long should i wait to get eggs from her??... i want them NOW [​IMG] lol does it do anything? its been like 6 days since they got the medication.
  2. nyksducks

    nyksducks In the Brooder

    Apr 23, 2010
    essex england
    i dont think it matters if your hatching them. but dont eat any eggs from a recently medicated chicken!!

  3. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    Medication DOES effect hatchability. It says so on the bottle [​IMG] I can tell you from personal experience--those eggs will die EARLY. Like day 5 or 6. Best to wait 2 weeks or so & let the hen clear out her system.

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