Worming help needed

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kristip, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. kristip

    kristip Songster

    Jul 29, 2010
    New Glarus
    There is so much info on worming on here, I thought I would ask what I needed since I started drowning in info that was not exactly what I was looking for.

    I have a flock of about 15 chickens. I have never wormed them and thinking I need to. But I still have study customers I am trying to accommodate... Is there a wormer that is easy to use( most important) and second, that I can use and still eat the eggs? Is it all injectable? How long can you not eat the eggs if that is the case?

    Thanks for helping me out
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    Most worming medications are water soluble, and do have a withdrawal time. If you are doing it as a preventative and not a treatment, there are natural remedies you can use to help ward off worms.

    IE: Pumpkins - I usually blend up the insides when I make Jack-O-Lanterns this time of year. They love it.

    I use piperzine in the water once in early winter and once before breeding season. I still eat the eggs, but I don't sell them. Never had any issues.

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