Love my chickens but need help.

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

  1. mauldin4

    mauldin4 Hatching

    2
    0
    7
    Mar 25, 2015
    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. 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

    96,961
    50,354
    1,476
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    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 Queen of the Coop

    12,299
    4,291
    526
    Mar 3, 2015
    Virginia
    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

    36,684
    4,736
    566
    Feb 18, 2011
    Ohio
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    20,582
    1,214
    391
    Jul 24, 2013
    Hello, and welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    84,499
    3,911
    646
    Jun 15, 2012
    Washington
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined! :)
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    28,389
    4,884
    606
    Apr 23, 2014
    Colorado
    My Coop
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2015

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by