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langdon

  • Joined Sep 2009
  • Pembrokeshire
  • The Happy Smallholder!
resistance
« on: March 07, 2010, 07:52:11 pm »
can poultry build up resistance to a wormer that is used all the time
Langdon ;)

shetlandpaul

  • Joined Oct 2008
Re: resistance
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2010, 08:58:51 pm »
the worms can. thats why its important to give the right amount for the lenght of time stated. try using various anti worm treatments.

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: resistance
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2010, 11:20:22 pm »
Remember it's not the worming product that matters, but the active ingredient. Different products may have the same active ingredient. I think this came up recently in a post about worming goats.

I believe there is no known resistance to herbal wormers.

littlelisa

  • Joined Mar 2010
Re: resistance
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2010, 12:02:07 pm »
but there is only a very limited number of wormers you can use on poultry????

 

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