1. ChickenMomma14

    ChickenMomma14 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok so I have I common question that might be kinda stupid. I know alot about chickens but I am not sure about worming them being I usually don't have to deal with it but I would like to know about it for when I move to Montana In case I run into problems.
    How often do you worm them?
    What methods other than pumpkin are there?
    Any advice on spoting hens with worms?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Not a stupid question at all!! I think there are various schools of thought on worming chickens. Some people never worm their birds. Others do so regularly. Still others only do so when they suspect a problem. Personally, I've never wormed mine although many good products are readily available to do so. I guess it comes down to personal decision. But here's a great article that discusses it at length
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/internal-parasites-parasitic-worms-in-chickens
    Good luck whatever you decide!
     
  3. ChickenMomma14

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    Thank you I suspected it once in a Easter egger hen but I just feed them pumpkin and she seem to get better. But I might have a problem when I move though.
     

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