Deworming chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tiffanyduke, Jan 14, 2017.

  1. tiffanyduke

    tiffanyduke New Egg

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    How do you deworm chicks? Is it safe to deworm week old or older chicks?
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do they have worms?They probably haven't touched soil yet so im guessing they dont have it.Why fill them with chemicals.
     
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  3. tiffanyduke

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    They have not touched soil but I do believe they have worms.
     
  4. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Symptoms?Cocci is common in young chicks.Very unlikely that they have worms if they haven't touched soil.
     
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  6. tiffanyduke

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    I have treated them with corrid because of coccidiosis but I still see what looks to be worms in their poop.
     
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    I do not see any blood or coccidiosis looking poop just what looks like worms in the pooo
     
  8. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pics?not all strains of cocci is associated with bloody poop.
     
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  10. lazy gardener

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    Those are not worms. What you are seeing is bloody stool, perhaps shed intestinal lining. I'm guessing they DO have coccidiosis. You might want to treat them for that, be very sure you are getting the dosage right. You also might want to get them on fermented feed to improve the health of their guts.
     

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