What do worms look like

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tdgill, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. i thought i saw something yesterday in my chicks poo....are there any pictures anywhere?

    and how common are worms in young chicks? is it like puppies and kittens? where they most definately have them?
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2009
  2. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

    Jan 14, 2009
    Marshville NC
    kinda like an earth worm, but white and smooth and can be short or a few inches long... [​IMG]
    and they can actually end up in eggs too...[​IMG]
  3. Renee

    Renee Songster

    May 7, 2008
    Chickens with access to dirt will most likely get worms at some point. Baby chicks don't usually have worms.

    Most do not get very severe cases, but some do, and must be wormed.

    Some people on this site advocate a regular program of worming, and others never worm.

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