Rooster booster worming? I'm not seeing signs of worms but wondering if the product is any good

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mskayladog, Oct 22, 2013.

  1. Mskayladog

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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    You won't see worms and the only real way to know if you have an issue is to have a fecal sample tested.
    Collecting the sample from a midday defecation will give the most accurate result.
     
  3. dawg53

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  4. Mskayladog

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    Thanks, I figured it was to good to be true.
    We don't have wet soil and I keep a pretty clean coup.ust wondering if I should worm or not. Girls look good except a few are molting and looking pretty nakid lol.
     
  5. Jen01971

    Jen01971 Out Of The Brooder

    Hello. I recently bought the Rooster Booster Multi Wormer and I didn't like it. It is expensive and comes in large pellets that my chickens refused to eat.
     
  6. Jen01971

    Jen01971 Out Of The Brooder

    I am going to try using Wazine first to kill round worms and nodular worms then follow up with safeguard liquid goat wormer to kill the rest because I heard that if you just use Wazine, you won't get all of the worms and if you just use the Safeguard you can kill too many at one time and flood the bird's system. Does anyone else do this?
     
  7. dawg53

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    I used to, but stopped using wazine. If there is an infestation of large roundworms internally and wazine paralyzes ALL of them, there will be intestinal blockage that will occur...toxic dead worm overload = dead chicken. Same for safeguard, IF there's an infestation.
    You can use valbazen. It slowly kills worms over several days, no need to worry about toxic dead worm overload.
     
  8. Jen01971

    Jen01971 Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks for the info.
     
  9. Mskayladog

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    Dawg do you follow a worming routine with your hens? How long do you have to throw the eggs awAy with valbazin?
     
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