worming baby chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by brightonchicks, Sep 20, 2014.

  1. brightonchicks

    brightonchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen has 4 baby chicks that are 3 and 4 days old. I saw some poop this morning with what look like a worm, at what age can you worm baby chicks and would you use DE ( Diatomaceous Earth)? Mamma took them outside for the first time today.
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Was it the chick's poop that had worms? For a bird to have worms at this tender age would mean you had a serious infestation, so I hope not. I'd investigate further before jumping to a wormer for littles.
     
  3. brightonchicks

    brightonchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, I will just keep a close eye on it.
     

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