does my hen have worms?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Dapplepony, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. Dapplepony

    Dapplepony Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    I was checking on my chickens and my hen mystery pooped.
    but when I looked closer,it had little white speks in it.
    does my hen have worms? If so,could it spered to my other hens? [​IMG]
    looking at her poop was kinda like [​IMG]
     
  2. Mr chicken dude

    Mr chicken dude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would think so...Worm eggs maybe..probably wouldn't hurt to worm her???
     
  3. dawg53

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    Quote:Try and take a sample to a vet, they'll be able to test it and shouldnt cost much. They'll tell you what kind of worms she might have and then you can treat accordingly.
     
  4. Dapplepony

    Dapplepony Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Quote:[​IMG] hhhmmm. [​IMG]
     
  5. Dapplepony

    Dapplepony Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Quote:Try and take a sample to a vet, they'll be able to test it and shouldnt cost much. They'll tell you what kind of worms she might have and then you can treat accordingly.

    well it was a couple days ago.will they still test it?
     
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