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Worming Chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by couuntrygirl13, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. couuntrygirl13

    couuntrygirl13 Chirping

    Oct 22, 2012
    United States
    Is there was any homemade method for wormer?
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2012

  2. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

    Apr 12, 2012
    Kentucky Heartland
    Hello and welcome to BYC from Kentucky!


    First how old are your chicks? Are they showing signs of needing to be wormed?

    Garlic has been used as a natural way. You can make a garlic concentrate which can be mixed in with the water along with adding food grade DE to the feed. The garlic and DE method should then be repeated a week later. Cayenne pepper is also often used in protecting the flock against parasitic worms.

    A natural product called Verm X can be used. In their own words, 100% Natural Herbal Formula with NO withdrawal period for eggs or birds. Here is their link: http://verm-xusa.com/poultry/cat_6.html
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2012
  3. couuntrygirl13

    couuntrygirl13 Chirping

    Oct 22, 2012
    United States
    My chickens are 29-30 weeks old. They look as if getting smaller everyday. And thank you for your information!
  4. duckie mama

    duckie mama In the Brooder

    Nov 25, 2009
    every year i grow and dry cayene peppers, i use them every 2 weeks as a natural wormer and supplement. Chickens cannot taste the heat in peppers and my always love anything that is red.

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