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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chari, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. Chari

    Chari Out Of The Brooder

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    What is the best and safest way for a new chicken person to worm my chickens? Do I have to stick them with a needle?[​IMG]
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    I recommend valbazen (albendazole.) It is a cattle and sheep wormer. Your feed store might carry it, if not you can order it online or call jeffers livestock.com at their website. It's a liquid and dosage is 1/2cc for standard chickens, 1/4cc for smaller chickens. You have to give it to each chicken orally. It is the best wormer on the market and kills many kinds of worms over 2-5 day period. Egg withdrawal is 14 days. The bottle it comes in will last you a long time.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Quote:It's what I use.
     
  4. Chari

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    How many times do I give my chickens this wormer? Thanks
     

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