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Wazine 3 days ago, worms in poop today??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sonya9, Nov 10, 2015.

  1. Sonya9

    Sonya9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Three days ago I mixed up 1 gal of water with 2 Tablespoons of Wazine (which should be 1 oz). They drank the water off and on all day.

    I didn't see any worms after dosing them but today I see a bunch of little half inch long worms in their poop again. Did it work? Is it supposed to take this long?

    Are the half inch little white worms tapeworms that Wazine won't kill? They don't really look like worm segments and I am not a worm expert.
     
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  2. Free Spirit

    Free Spirit The Chiarian

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    My understanding is that Wazine only kills round worms. Without a picture your description leads me to think they are tape worms. Recommendation is to worm them again using Safeguard paste or liquid with the ingredient Fenbendazole.

    But if they are round worms and they are dead then it could be the remaining worms in their systems finally being expelled.
     
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  3. CLSranch

    CLSranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you didn't have as many worms in the before dosing I'd call it the wormer working if so listen to free spirit. But always good to switch wormers such as a tapeworm specific one time Wazine the next. That's what I also do with the horses. Giving them a worming twice a season.
     
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  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Correct, wazine only kills roundworms. You need a broader spectrum wormer to get other types of worms. If you are seeing worms, then the birds are really overloaded.
     
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  5. Sonya9

    Sonya9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update I saw the worms again today and decided to get a better look and possibly take a photo for identification.

    On close examination they are small, transparent, hollow and look an awful lot like bits of feather sheath from a molting chicken.

    The worm crisis appears to be over!
     
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  6. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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