worms in breast meat

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dunkard_trapper, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. dunkard_trapper

    dunkard_trapper Hatching

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    Just butchered 6 roosters this morning and 3 of them had worms in the breast meat.
    Is this fairly common? and what can I use to get rid of the worms
    thank you
     
  2. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Songster

    Mar 14, 2011
    ewwww... I have no idea, but I'd have to guess no! And I wouldn't eat them! How awful!!!
     
  3. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Songster

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    I have seen it a few times. the ones I had were hook worms. I would try pour on Ivemec or Valbazen. If you use these it will be a while before you can eat them or the eggs
     
  4. silkiechicken

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  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Quote:Interesting.
     

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