Best treatment for tapeworms

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DianeB, May 17, 2010.

  1. DianeB

    DianeB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw some sesame shaped worms in my hen's stool. Definately, tapeworms. What is the best treatment for this particular parasite?

    Also, my one hen's bumblefoot is coming back. She was on a foot bath/ Baytril regimen for a week. She responded well to this but now it is flairing up again. What can I do for this?
     
  2. DianeB

    DianeB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bump!
     
  3. dawg53

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    I strongly recommend valbazen. If you cant find it at your feed store, you can order it online from jeffers livestock.com Dosage is one half cc (one half ml) for standard size chickens and one quarter cc (one quarter ml) for small chickens. Valbazen kills 3 different types of tapeworms and is off label, for goats etc... It also takes care of roundworms and a host of other worms. Since valbazen is liquid,the best way to give it to your chickens is to put it on a small piece of bread and give a piece of bread to each chicken. They gobble it right up.
     

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