Worming Chickens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Elsachicken, Apr 2, 2017.

  1. Elsachicken

    Elsachicken Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 4, 2017

    I'm interested to hear what people use when worming chickens. I haven't worked ours yet as haven't had long and they weren't planned!! They found us.

    So do I treat the chickens with anything even if they don't have worms? I read it's a 6 monthly thing but I'm unsure of what products to use. I have two hens and would appreciate some advice. they are around 5 months of age.

    Many thanks .
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2017
  2. 0wen

    0wen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2016
    Southwest Virginia
    I don't treat for worms unless I suspect they are present (worms in poop, etc). I do feed, regularly, foods that traditionally, are regarded to prevent or treat worms (Pumpkin, Squash, Garlic, Cayenne, Nasturtium, Carrots, Mint,.). My present flock is a year old and I've never wormed (or have seen signs of worms) them.

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