Deworming question???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by urbanchicks76, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. urbanchicks76

    urbanchicks76 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 14, 2010
    I have been reading some threads on deworming. I am new to chickens and still learning as I go. Do I need to deworm twice a year for my little backyard flock? My chickens all seem very healthy and happy. Every once in a while I find a sticky brown poop, almost pudding like. Is this a sign of worms? I do have a friend that is worried about her hens as some have very poopy feathers near the vent along with some missing feathers. Can someone tell me the signs of a chicken that might have worms? There is so much informations and many opinions it become overwhelming.

    Last edited: Sep 9, 2010
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    many times if they have worms. you'll see remnants of them in their poop.

    I usually just worm mine once a year... and it's almost time again.
  3. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

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