Raw Pumpkin Seeds: Natural Dewormer for Chickens

Want to make sure your chickens are truly healthy? Raw pumpkin seeds are a natural de-wormer for chickens.

Pumpkin seeds are coated in a naturally occurring chemical that paralyzes the worms so the chicken can then expel them.

To protect your chickens from parasites you can add some of these other natural de-worming foods for chickens. This works for other animals too.

These foods paralyze the parasites and can then be flushed out.

Natural Worming Plants

  • Pumpkin
  • Dill
  • Carrots
  • Chicory
  • Cucumber
  • Dill
  • Garlic
  • Hyssop
  • Mint
  • Nasturtium
  • Plantain
  • Squash
  • Watermelon

Then use these natural diuretics to flush the worms out

  • Molasses
  • Plain yogurt
  • Dandelion greens

There’s no period during this process where you can’t eat the eggs that your chickens are laying.

Foods you should avoid when feeding your chickens

Avoid salty foods.

Moldy foods are toxic to chickens.

Citrus should not be fed to the chickens.

photo: mypetchicken

We eat the insides of the melons and our hens are happy to get the rest!

Share this article with your friends and family that keep chickens so that they can use this healthy and natural way to deworm their chickens.

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