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Sharing Good Pictures of Roundworm

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by GuppyTJ, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. GuppyTJ

    GuppyTJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi All,

    I am in the process of worming my flock and got these good pictures of roundworm that I thought I'd share. I'm using Wazine at a dose of 2 Tablespoons per gallon and this is what one of the chickens expelled. I decided to worm them because 2 were having chronic diarrhea for the past several days. No other symptoms or signs of illness, just runny poo so I figured it was worms. The last time I wormed them was in late August/early September and at that time, I used Z-Gold because I suspected tapeworm. The next time I worm, I'll rotate to another broad spectrum (tape, cecal, etc.) wormer to avoid worm resistance to the meds.

    Anyway, just sharing, in case these pics help others.

    Guppy


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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Cool. And very good idea on the wormer rotation.
     
  3. Pjchicks

    Pjchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! Always enjoy what you have to say.
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