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Tiny worms in poo, and a leg issue!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by brandibaby23, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. brandibaby23

    brandibaby23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a rooster with a leg problem, we flooded here 2 weeks ago and after the flood he couldn't walk right. I don't think was anything to do with the water. He could stand on the one leg, and the other looks useless, but he seems to be able to feel it. his toes are curled up slightly, he can lift it up but can't move it backwards or forward, kinda just scoots it in front of him when he walks! I read about tendon issues, but I guess now its too late to fix? He is eating and drinking like a HOG. and tonight when I brought him in for food he pooed and there are TINY worms in his poo, they look like threads and are white, i read and they sound to me like capillary worms? from eating earthworms? My question is what would be the best wormer and what are the dosages?
    Here is what they have at my tractor supply....

    http://media.tractorsupply.com/is-v...actorSupplyCompany/2207056_set&initialFrame=0 250 ml cattle pour on

    http://media.tractorsupply.com/is-v...actorSupplyCompany/2205981_set&initialFrame=0 safeguard medicated dewormer

    http://media.tractorsupply.com/is-v...actorSupplyCompany/2226898_set&initialFrame=0 safeguard goat dewormer

    http://media.tractorsupply.com/is-v...actorSupplyCompany/5023168_set&initialFrame=0 Equell Paste Ivermectin
     
  2. brandibaby23

    brandibaby23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. dorkings

    dorkings Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry to hear about your rooster, hope he is able to bounce back.
     
  4. Americana

    Americana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get Ivomec for cattle- Drops.. 6 drops for large fowl - 3 drops for bantams

    At the birds neck- where it joins the body, pull the feathers back to where you can see skin

    be sure you get the skin and not the feathers, it will kill most internal and external parisites.

    I heard not to eat the eggs for 10 days after
     
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  5. Americana

    Americana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IT's The cattle pour on . It will last you years! [​IMG]
     
  6. 202roosterlane

    202roosterlane Happy Hen on a Harley

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    Wow [​IMG] that's new to me. Worms ?!?! I hope some of the medicine recommended help! Dang, now I have to stare at thier poo a little closer. [​IMG]
     
  7. Americana

    Americana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope he's doing better, sorry about the flood. .
     
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  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:You're better off using the safeguard liquid goat wormer on your rooster or valbazen. If he's a large rooster, dose him orally 3/4cc, standard size is 1/2cc orally with the goat wormer. Repeat dosing him again in 10 days. Valbazen is given orally as well, dosage is 1/2cc for standards, 1/4cc for smaller chickens. Redose in 10 days.
     
  9. brandibaby23

    brandibaby23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    will the safeguard goat wormer kill lice and mites too?? Or is that just the pour on stuff, because I looked and there is also lice!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. dawg53

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    Quote:I recommend sevin dust for lice/mites. You'll have to dust the inside of their house, nests and roosts. Redust again in 10 days including your rooster. The safeguard will not kill lice/mites. $4.97 at Lowe's.
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