Red "strings" in runny poop?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by OtneyPrice, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. OtneyPrice

    OtneyPrice In the Brooder

    May 31, 2008
    So, one of my Brahma girls has had runny poop ever since I brought her home 2 wks ago. She's about a year old and hasn't yet laid me an egg, although her sister has laid four. Her comb is much lighter than her sister's too. Today I noticed her poop had small red "strings" in it. I'm assuming I'm looking at worms, but can't seem to find a good reference to it in my chicken book. Any clarification you can give me? Any suggestion for treatment? Thanks.
  2. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Sounds like worms to me...I think Ivomec is the stuff to use.
  3. pinkfeather

    pinkfeather Songster

    Dec 3, 2007
    Yep, sounds like worms. For my big girls, I give them Valbanzen. It's for cattle (and sheep?). It treats alot of different kinds of worm. You mix 8ml of water with 1 ml of the wormer stuff and give each bird 2 ml's of the mix, then give it to them 10 days later. It's worked well for us.
  4. sammi

    sammi Songster

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA

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