Worming goats with ivermectin - can I feed the milk to my chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by The Egg Bandit, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. The Egg Bandit

    The Egg Bandit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi y'all. I'm going to be worming my heavy milkers today with ivermectin. I hate to waste all that milk, but they are losing condition and I have to worm them now. Can I give this milk to my chickens and still eat their eggs? I'm gonna post this on BackYardHerds too, but I'd love y'all's input. Thanks!
     
  2. Bassleg

    Bassleg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't want to eat the eggs.
     
  3. karl E lutz

    karl E lutz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 29, 2010
    It will be in the milk and in what ever eats the milk.
     
  4. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

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    I wouldn't worry about it. The amount that would be in the eggs is neglible. And what is the worst that could happen to you if you ate the eggs? You'd get wormed. Maybe.
     
  5. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Ivomec is safe for use on both poultry and humans.
    I wouldnt worry about it at all
     
  6. The Egg Bandit

    The Egg Bandit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks all! I probably could use a good worming myself after being around all these critters.[​IMG]

    I'm more concerned about my customers, actually.
     

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