Help identify this worm! (UPDATED with fecal float photos)

SarahGfa

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My turkey poult pooped out a live worm! It was squirming around. Can anyone identify this worm? I already filled their waterers with Wazine because that was all I had.

The turkey just had a fecal float last week but there were no sign of worms in the test???

UPDATE: new fecal float photos
 

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Sue Gremlin

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Yup. Tapeworm segment. You can treat these with fenbendazole (praziquantel is not labeled for use in food animals), but it may not be necessary. If the bird is otherwise healthy, a few tapeworms are harmless.
 
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dawg53

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PS. Should I dump out the Wazine water?
Wazine is supposed to be given for one day only, then discarded. However, wazine has been off the market for 4 or 5 years. I'd check the expiration date on the bottle if I were you, it most likely expired a long time ago and might be ineffective treating large roundworms.
 

SarahGfa

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Wazine is supposed to be given for one day only, then discarded. However, wazine has been off the market for 4 or 5 years. I'd check the expiration date on the bottle if I were you, it most likely expired a long time ago and might be ineffective treating large roundworms.
The expiration date is 9/2022 and I bought it last year. Wierd... California is usually the first to ban things.
 

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