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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kenzier093, Sep 30, 2014.

  1. kenzier093

    kenzier093 Songster

    I just found worms in one of my hens poop. Is Wazine a good dewormer? I know my local TSC has it and it's not too expensive. Does it work good? How long do I have to throw the eggs out until it is safe to eat them again?
     

  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

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    Wazine only kills roundworms, so if it's a different type of worm you'll want to go with a different wormer. The withdrawal period for Wazine is two weeks and then you can eat the eggs again.
     
  3. kenzier093

    kenzier093 Songster

    I don't know what kind the worms are though. They are small like not even a fourth of an inch long.
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

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    In that case you may want to go with a more broad spectrum wormer such as valbazen or Safeguard.
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Could be capillary worms, cecal worms or maybe even tape segments. If they're capillary or cecal worms I would use Safeguard at 0.5ml per 2.2 pounds orally for five days.

    -Kathy
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    FYI, TSC sells Safeguard for goats.

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  7. dawg53

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    Not capillary worms. Could be cecal or tapeworm segments, a pic would help identifying them.
     

  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Is the veterinary parasite book incorrect? It says capillary worms are 5-15 mm.

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  9. dawg53

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    You cant hardly see them with the naked eye.
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    In chickens I've only seen roundworms and cecal worms.

    -Kathy
     

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