Worms?? How to get rid of them?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Pgrine, Feb 21, 2019.

  1. Pgrine

    Pgrine Chirping

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    I cracked this egg into my pan and saw what looked like a worm. What do you think? And how do I treat? Do I need to throw eggs away after I treat the hens? Can I still hatch eggs after treating the hens?
     

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  2. Eggcessive

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    I doubt that you are seeing worms in the eggs. The first pic looks like cooked egg white or chalazae, and the second looks like just some pattern in a yolk that has dried or been exposed to very cold weather. I may be wrong, but I have only ever seen a rare pic of a worm inside an egg, and it was pretty obvious. If you want to worm your chickens, you can buy Wazine 17 to add to your water for 24 hours, and that will treat round worms. But I would spend a little more money, and get Valbazen or SafeGuard Liquid Goat Wormer to dose each chicken. Those treat most species of worms in chickens. Let us know which one you get for dosage instructions. You might look online for more pics, but here is one thst truly looks like a round worm

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  3. Pgrine

    Pgrine Chirping

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    Thank you. This was very informative.
     
  4. dawg53

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    Here's a couple more pics.
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  5. Mach 1 Padilla

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    can these worms be harmful to humans?
     
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  6. dawg53

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    Nope, more meat on the table! :drool
     
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    :sick :yuckyuck
     
  8. Pgrine

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    Good to know... But yuck!!
     
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  9. Eggcessive

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    LOL Dawg53! You need to know this is very rare. I have never seen a worm in an egg ever. It does make you look a bit closer at your eggs in the frying pan though, doesn’t it?
     
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  10. dawg53

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    Yeah, I've never had a worm in an egg lol. It never happens if we worm regularly.
     
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