Is this worms?

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  1. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a hen that recently has been getting a dirty bottom. The poop stuck to her bum is all watery and green. I smelled her bottom and it didn't really stink but she pooped a bit later and there was almost like thread strings in her watery poop. We've been giving them DE and apple cider vinegar. Is it a sign of worms?
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Can you post poop pictures?
     
  3. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll try tomorrow. I covered the poop so the other hens won't try to eat it.
     
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  5. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    Her poop is actually better then it was yesterday. It wasn't watery at all.
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    But there is red in it, and too much mucus. If she were mine I would deworm her and treat for coccidiosis.
     
  7. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok. How would you do that? Sorry, I'm a bit new to the worm world. We have SafeGuard. Would that work the same?
     

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