Love my chickens but need help.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mauldin4, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. mauldin4

    mauldin4 New Egg

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    I am new to the backyard chicken world. We have had hens for about two months. We love them but are a little bummed as I just found out they it one have tape worms. I am now very nervous about my family getting them and how to get rid of them. I have tried a few things our local feed store suggested but it hasn't worked. I now feel like getting rid of them but like having them. I need help.
     
  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Valbazen is the answer to your problem. You will have to buy it on line probably. Pm dawg53 he knows the dosage. This is not the catastrophy you think it is!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I wouldn't worry about "catching" tapeworms from the chickens. Worms though can debilitate a chicken quickly - worms get the benefit of the chicken feed, and the chickens do not.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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