Do chickens get worms?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Maximus, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. Maximus

    Maximus Chirping

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Yes, they do. Chickens that are allowed to free range are less susceptible than penned chickens, but they do get worms. A healthy chicken can carry a small worm load, but when they overwhelm the system, they need to be wormed.
     
  3. Maximus

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    How do you now if they get a overload [​IMG].
     
  4. Judy

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