found a round worm in poop today

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by trameghan, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. trameghan

    trameghan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have about 20 chickens of varying ages. Today I found a round worm in their poop. I wormed them last oct with albendazole. My dog gets tested every year and came back good (he eats chicken poo) so I didn't worm them this spring. Can I give them the same thing I did last year or will it overwhelm them? Should I gwt something else less potent to give first?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Valbazen or albendazole is fine to use again this year. Many people use it twice a year, since it gently kills the worms over several days. Give 1/2 ml to each chick by mouth and then repeat it in 10 days. Toss out eggs for total of 24 days.
     
  3. trameghan

    trameghan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will hurt to feed the eggs back to them? I like to give them boiled eggs as treats.
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    There's residue in the eggs, it's best to toss the eggs in the garbage.
     

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