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31 Jan


How to Make Homemade Dog Wormer

10 Jan

If you are a dog owner, then you are probably concerned about your dog getting worms. Because worms such as heart worms can be deadly, making sure your dog doesn’t get worms is critical. Unfortunately, many of the chemical remedies provided by your veterinarian are also not good for your dog–in fact, they’re poisons. Here is how to make one type of homemade dog wormer.


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How to Make an Herbal Goat Dewormer

10 Jan

Livestock owners know that a lot of thought and work goes into keeping animals healthy. One of the best actions to take is regular de-worming. Your veterinarian can prescribe chemical wormers for your goats, or you can take a more natural approach. Purchase an herbal preparation at the local co-op, or supplement your herd’s diet with a mixture of your own design. Depending on the type of parasites your goats tend to contract, there are several herbal remedies to choose from. Add a few herbs together to make a good overall de-wormer you can use on a regular basis.

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Natural Wormers for Chickens

8 Jan

Both chickens kept for egg production and broilers can develop intestinal parasites, known as worms. While worms do not necessary signal death for the flock of chickens, they can negatively affect both quality of life and egg production. Typically, chickens acquire parasitic worms through contaminated living areas, but they can also become infected through their food supply, particularly if they are free-rangers and eat earthworms, snails or other backyard creatures. Parasitic worms live in your chicken’s intestinal tract where they can interfere with food absorption. Ridding your chickens of worms can be accomplished by conventional chemical means such as commercial dewormers, but some chicken owners wish to use a more natural approach.

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72 Hour Bug Out Bag

31 Dec

Just some of the items you may need and some otherwise great suggestionsoriginal post from:

How to Make a Wormer for Cats

26 Dec

Things You’ll Need

1/4 tsp. food grade diatomaceous earth

Canned cat food

1 tbsp. raw pumpkin seeds

  • Coffee grinder
  • 2 tsp. oat bran

  • 1/4 tsp. wheat germ oil

  • Dropper

  • Grater

  • Garlic clove

  • Gelatin capsule

  • Instructions

    1 Mix 1/4 tsp. food grade diatomaceous earth in your cat’s canned food once daily.

    2 Wash and dry 1 tbsp. raw pumpkin seeds. Grind the seeds in a coffee  grinder. Mix 1/4 tsp. ground seeds in your cat’s canned food once daily.

    3  Add 2 tsp. oat bran to your cat’s canned food once daily.

    4  Put 1/4 tsp. wheat germ oil in a dropper. Open your cat’s mouth with your index finger and place the dropper in the side of its mouth. Squeeze the liquid in its mouth and make sure it swallows the oil.

    5 Grate 1/2 a clove of garlic and place it in a gelatin capsule. Open your cat’s mouth with your index finger, then place the capsule as far back into its mouth as possible. Allow your cat to swallow it, then check its mouth to make sure it has ingested the capsule.

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