Round Worms!!! Can My 5 Yr Old Get Them?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nursesammy, Aug 14, 2010.

  1. nursesammy

    nursesammy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i thought my chicken was just acting odd cause its been so hot, but this morn i went an checked an there was a pile of round worms. GROSS! Will she be ok? Ive started wyzine. How much though? And my 5yr old still sucks his thumb @ times. Can he have them?
     
  2. nursesammy

    nursesammy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] anyone?
     
  3. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm pretty sure humans can get them too.
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Just practice proper hygiene after handling chickens and there shouldnt be any problems. Yes, humans can get them....have you ever watched "Monsters Inside Me" on Animal Planet on TV? Gives me the creeps!
     
  5. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The chicken roundworm will not infect humans or other mamals..even if, The actual worms and nonembryonated eggs are not infective
     
  6. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    Quote:The chicken roundworm will not infect humans or other mamals..even if, The actual worms and nonembryonated eggs are not infective

    I was just going to say that.
    Never the Less. Wash Your Hands!
     
  7. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, thank you for that! [​IMG] I guess we'll have to be getting our roundworms somewhere else then!
     

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