My chickens have worms!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by playswithfowl, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. playswithfowl

    playswithfowl One Earth!

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    I noticed in one of my chickens poop today that there was a ton of worms in them. They were long and light tan in color. What should be used to cure them. What should be used as a regular worming? After administering the wormer can the eggs still be consumed? I have noticed lately that the girls have had diarrhea. How do I cure this? I have been looking up wormers are any of these good? I would prefer one that can be added to their water. I have a muscovy hen in with my chicken hens is it alright for her to consume the wormer in water when I get some?

    http://www.randallburkey.com/products.asp?dept=42 Does anyone have any experience with any of these treatments?

    http://www.randallburkey.com/prodinfo.asp?number=50240 Would this work? Do you think it is used by putting it into the water?

    Please HELP!!! Playswithfowl
     
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2008
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    I am intrested in this question too...well here is a bump up anyway
     
  3. playswithfowl

    playswithfowl One Earth!

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    Does anyone use Ivomec? Is there a specific kind of Ivomec?
    playswithfowl
     
  4. keljonma

    keljonma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    Have you done a search for "worming" - I think there are 65 pages of hits here. Everyone does something different. We don't use chemical wormers.

    This is from Dr Peter Brown's site - featherfanciers
    "Presently there are NO WORMERS OR MEDICATIONS OTHER THAN AMPROL that can be given to chickens that are in egg production for human consumption and still eat the eggs. This is just a fact and there are no wormers except the Wazine Brand of Piperazine that have a label on them for Chickens in the first place. All wormers presently being used ( piperazine excepted ) are wormers that are used on other species such as hogs, and cattle.

    Some people will tell you that it is two weeks or three weeks, this is just a persons opinion and not a scientific fact with any research data to back it up. The fact is there are no established withdrawal times for these type products. If you choose to eat the eggs that is up to you."
     
  5. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone been successful with pumpkin seeds?
     
  6. keljonma

    keljonma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    Quote:I think they are great as a preventative. It isn't the only thing we use, but we have only seen dead worms here....
     

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