Treating hookworms

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  1. casportpony

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    X2!

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  2. casportpony

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    The book I have, Veterinary Parasitology Reference Manual, doesn't mention hookworms in poultry, but I did notice that cat and dog hookworms look a lot like poultry larg roundworm eggs, or maybe cecal worm eggs, so I bet that's what they were.

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  4. chickengr

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    unfortunately I don't have a choice of wormers. the only one I have is a powder to put in water. must be consumed within 45 minutes. I am not even sure if they kill all types of worms.

    pumpkin seeds killed a worm that look like this:
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    Yellow foamy poop is never normal in my flock, and my vet made a comment about foamy poop being caused by protozoas. Might be a good idea to have another fecal done.

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    unfortunately I can find it for people's use only.

    long time ago my grandmother got rid of tape worm by eating pumpkin seeds. that is how I know about it. I always suggest people to give pumpkin seeds to the chicken besides the chemical wormers. in my experience they need both. especially if there are no good wormers in the country where they live, like in my case.
     
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    I live in a small island near athens but I will try to find horse wormer. there are very few horses here. what would be dosage for chickens?

    there are some goats and sheep here. I guess there are wormers for them. would they do and what dosage?
     
  10. Akrnaf2

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    If you can't find a veterinarian dewormer, you could do what I have done here successful and use a human dewormer. I have used mebendazole or in its generic name- Vermox
    Reed this link
    http://www.rxlist.com/vermox-drug.htm
    The dosage is 30mg/kg buddy Weight and another time after 10 dayes.
    Good luck
    Benny
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