1. theartsypaul

    theartsypaul Out Of The Brooder

    52
    1
    48
    Nov 18, 2014
    I treated for tapeworms with zemectin gold on the 14th. This is the poop from 2 gals. Waiting the 10 days to treat again. [​IMG]

    So I'm confirming this is the tapeworm sheddings and that I need to treat again.
     
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2015
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

    30,034
    4,292
    541
    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    To me that looks like feather and skin material that I am seeing in my coop after everyone has been molting. Tapeworm tapes will usually move around in the droppings. Someone actually posted a video of that on here recently. There is always a fecal float by your vet to confirm worms. From what I have heard tapes are very difficult to permanently get rid of, but I have no experience with them.
     
  3. theartsypaul

    theartsypaul Out Of The Brooder

    52
    1
    48
    Nov 18, 2014
    Thank you for responding. After reading your post, I'd say you are right. Those definitely are skin and feather material.
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

    30,034
    4,292
    541
    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    That is good. Here is a video of tapeworm segments in the droppings:
     
    1 person likes this.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by