What Kind of Worm?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by PepsNick, May 21, 2011.

  1. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
    Egglanta, GA
    A hen jumped up on a swing in our yard this afternoon and pooped on it. I noticed small worm-like things swimming around in it. They are tiny, but were moving it. You had to look closely to see. Ideas?
     
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  3. dawg53

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    Sounds like cecal worms. I recommend you dose them with valbazen. Dosage is 1/2cc for standard size chickens, 1/4cc for smaller chickens. Administer orally. Repeat dosing in 10 days. There's a 24 day grand total withdrawal. If it's not at your feed store, you can order it from Jefferslivestock.com or you can call them. It's a liquid cattle/sheep wormer. I recommend you treat all your chickens with valbazen.
     

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