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Pin Worms? Round Worms? What?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DDRanch, Feb 25, 2015.

  1. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    California
    HEllo BYC Community


    My flock is 11 mo old and recently I have noticed several have very smelly diarrhea. Today I observed fresh runny poo with tiny little worms.I have not experienced worms, so need some guidance from you please.

    I have been searching the forum to determine the type of worm for treatment but cannot find pictures of the various types of worms.

    Can someone please direct me?

    Thank you.
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    You could post a picture if possible. Most worms other than roundworms and tapes are hard to see. Valbazen 1/2 ml orally, then repeated in 10 days will get most chicken worms. If you can't get ?Valbazen, then get SafeGuard Liquid Goat wormer, and give 1/4 ml per pound of weight orally for 5 days in a row.
     
  3. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    California
    thank you so much.
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Google cecal worms and capillary worms and worm as Eggcessive suggested.

    -Kathy
     
  5. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    California
    will do. Thank you.

    Additional question: My dog will frequently eat the poop, is she at risk for worms too?
     
  6. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Dog and chickens tend to get different worms for their species. My dogs eat chicken droppings, yet they always test negative for worms at the vet's each year.
     
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  7. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    California
    i should add that none of my hens are displaying any troublesome behaviors...no coughing, no wheezing, no droopy tails, no inactivity. Flock is acting perfectly normal.
     
  8. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    California
    thank you, am off to feed store for Valbazen.


    Thank you. Am off to feed store for Valbazen.
     
  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Worm ALL your birds. If one has them, most likely the others have them as well.
     
  10. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2008
    California
    will do. thank you.
     

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