Possible worms in bloody poop?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kelsii2013, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. kelsii2013

    kelsii2013 New Egg

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    I got 5 Silkie chicks today and we noticed that one of the chicks ( we can't figure out which chick it is yet ) is pooping blood and at one point a worm looking thing. It looked pretty big and even though I'm not THAT experienced with chickens.. I know that's not normal. So are there any clues as to what it is or what can be done to stop it?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I ordered valbazen from jeffers supply.

    I worm mine at least twice a year. You give 1/2 cc orally, undiluted, per standard bird. Bantams get 1/4 cc.
    You'll want to lower the dose for chicks.
     
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  3. kelsii2013

    kelsii2013 New Egg

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    So it is worms and thats also causing the bleeding? The chicks range from 5-7 weeks old.
     

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