Intestinal.shedding or cocci or worms?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chikinluvr, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. Chikinluvr

    Chikinluvr Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    If you are wondering whether they have worms, you should consider worming them, as it's a safe bet that chickens will get SOME worms. There are some pieces in that pic that look a bit like rice, small short white pieces, and this could be an indication of tapeworm. You could see if your vet will do a test on the poop to check for worms -- many will, and it is usually not expensive. Most wormers don't treat tapeworms. I'll give you a couple of links, to hopefully help you decide your next step.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...peworm-or-any-worms-really/0_20#post_11670181 (especially dawg53's post #7)

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...-i-wait-after-using-wazine/0_20#post_12410869

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/761090/worms-in-chickens/0_20#post_12282482
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Looks a little too red to me. How old is the bird?

    -Kathy
     

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