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worming flock in 2 groups

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jklyles1, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. jklyles1

    jklyles1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone wormed their flock in 2 different groups?? I want to worm half now and the other half 10 days later so im not without eggs. Any opinions on this???
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, this might work! However, if all of your chickens are kept in the same area, how would you tell which eggs belonged to the dewormed birds, and which eggs would be safe to eat? So, it might not work out as well.
     
  3. jklyles1

    jklyles1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have white and green layers and then brown layers. So i would worm them according to egg color..green and white first then the brown layers.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If you're of a mind to worm them, it sounds like a good plan. I feel sorry for folks who worm and then are without eggs.
     

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