Worming chickens.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by AAJ, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. AAJ

    AAJ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 21, 2011
    I have wazine 17 and on the bottle it says not to give to chickens producing eggs for human consumption. I do not eat my chickens eggs, because they are for hatching, but I will soon be eating them. Is it ok to give to them or should I use another kind, if so then what kind.
  2. SassyKat6181

    SassyKat6181 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 30, 2010
    Western Mass
    Most wormers have a withdrawal period for slaughter and eggs. I don't have any experience when it comes to hatching, so maybe someone else can chime in. Wazine is also only for treatment of roundworms. You would want to follow up with Valbazen.....which also has a withdrawal time.
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop

    All wormers have a with drawl time as meds get into the eggs. Wazine has a with drawl of 14 days after which it is safe to eat the eggs. As far as hatching, I wouldn't hatch the eggs either until the 2 week period is up.
  4. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 12, 2012
    I use Wazine for my laying hens, I worm them, next day dump out the leftover water then 10 days later worm them again, so the time period is usually about a week or so. I brooded a chick who's mom was being put on Wazine but it seemed that he had a deformity. (and also became real smart!)
    So I recommend not to start selling eggs/eating them until a week later, or same as brooding the chicks.

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