Worms in feces, graphic and horrible picture

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CynthiaMQ, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. mypicklebird

    mypicklebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ACV is great for health- people and chickens, but is not useful for preventing or treating worms other than it promotes a healthy GI tract. I suppose it might help the chicken better tolerate the worms that it has....

    Quote:I use cider vinegar in their water daily for its great qualities such as helping the chickens system properly absorb calcium and keeping PH in balance. However, I can assure you that cider vinegar doesnt keep your chickens from getting worms.
     
  2. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, nothing to report yet. I gave them Valbazen on Tuesday. I guess I expected to see some adult worms. Should I? Anyway, what I'll do is dose them with DE and AC vinegar in the next day or two and see if I can find anymore of this in their poops. Other than that, they seem happy and healthy. I gave them a good dusting of poultry dust and sprayed on some Scarlet Oil for the leg mites. They're not happy when I'm doing it but I think they are happy with the results. [​IMG]
     
  3. dawg53

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    Quote:You may or may not see worms in their poop. Most of the time they are absorbed as protein. DE and vinegar are ineffective against worms. DE is useless when wet, inside the chickens' system...it's wet.
     
  4. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tell you what, they're all laying big eggs now, all of a sudden!!!
     
  5. happychickengirls

    happychickengirls Out Of The Brooder

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    Ooooooppps!!![​IMG] Thanks for the info chicken folks!![​IMG] Good to know it doesnt help with the worms in their poo.
    But it is still good for them none the less.
     
  6. Caddy-Corner-Chick

    Caddy-Corner-Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:When worming your chickens, how soon can you start collecting eggs again for consumption?
     
  7. dawg53

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    Quote:When worming your chickens, how soon can you start collecting eggs again for consumption?

    Fourteen days is normally the recommended withdrawal time for valbazen as is for most wormers.
     
  8. Caddy-Corner-Chick

    Caddy-Corner-Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How often do you worm your chickens? What is the dosage and is it a one day treatment or 3 day treatment.

    I think I read somewhere it's 1cc for a standard
     
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:Good to know! Do you give orally?
     
  10. dawg53

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    Quote:Good to know! Do you give orally?

    Yes....1/2cc for standard size, 1/4cc for smaller chickens.
     

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