Poop Pics-what are these??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by IroquoisEgg, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. IroquoisEgg

    IroquoisEgg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    See the little white things? They are from someone's poop today, saw these before today, but had given them noodles and thought it was bits of noodles in there...no noodles this time though.

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  2. IroquoisEgg

    IroquoisEgg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone? are they tiny worms? they don't move though...
     
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tape worms shed in the poop are described as looking like tiny grains of rice, which are the sections of the tapeworm being shed separately. They wouldn't be moving.

    I can't see your pictures well enough to tell if this fits the description.
     
  4. -Mr.HenryRooster

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    looks like worms to me!!!!maby some meds will work
     
  5. IroquoisEgg

    IroquoisEgg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ewww...will wazine 17 work? I have that on hand.
     
  6. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Before you choose the worming medication to use, you need to know what type of worm you are dealing with. Different wormers work on different worms. For example, if the hens have tape worms, Wazine will not kill them. Have a vet check a stool sample, he can tell you exactly what wormer will work best.

    Good Luck !
     
  8. IroquoisEgg

    IroquoisEgg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would think that they would be in all the poop, but I have only seen them in my 2 spitzhauben pullets...that's who I am 90% sure the droppings are from at least. No other symptoms as of now. I have looked through the poop page, thanks for the link though! Fly eggs huh... They are small white pieces in the poop like very mini cooked rice.
     
  9. carrlr

    carrlr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IMO...they look like tape worm segments. I agree you should take a fresh sample to the vet to determine course of action. Fly eggs would generally be connected in a group. By these pictures it looks like they are scattered throughout the poop.
     
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  10. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I just can't tell, but that's what's on my dog poop on a warm day and it's always fly eggs (that turn to maggots). To be sure, I agree with others, take a sample to a vet and they can check for parasites. Shouldn't cost more than $10 or $15.
     

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