I.D. Worm?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nancypo, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. nancypo

    nancypo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been reading up trying to diagnose my hen, she passed a worm. I looked at a lot of pictures. It looked like a short earth worm, 2" long round, not real skinny, not a tape worm. She passed on the towel, in her basket. Any ideas? She's been droopy the last 3 days. Brought her in full time today, been eating and drinking a little...
     
  2. Whitewinterwolf

    Whitewinterwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Round worms?
     
  3. Chinchilla2

    Chinchilla2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be any of a number of worms. From the description I would hazard a guess at round worm. If you do a search for deworming or dewormer, you will find several really good products and dosing instructions on the board.
     
  4. nancypo

    nancypo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I'm checking my local stored first thing tomorrow morning...
     
  5. dawg53

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    It is a large roundworm. Use safeguard (fenbendazole) or valbazen (albendazole) to take care of them and other types of worms she may have.
     
  6. nancypo

    nancypo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I'm going to worm her and the other 2.... atleast I know what's going on. Poor baby...
     

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