Week old chick with parasites?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HenHoneyGirl, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. HenHoneyGirl

    HenHoneyGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my friend has chicks they're about a week old and one of them just pooped that today. What is it? A parasite? How should she go about treating it?
     
  2. Eggcessive

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    I think your friend also posted about this. Since the chicks are so young, I would probably consult a vet, and get a fecal float test for worms. The medications for worms may not be safe for such a young chick, so I would check with them. Wazine is used for only roundworms, but SafeGuard liquid goat wormer and Valbazen are used for most worms.
     
  3. HenHoneyGirl

    HenHoneyGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it something medicated feed could help with or no?
     
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    Medicated feed with amprollium is for help in building up a resistance to coccidia, not worms.
     

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