Worms in poop?!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by KOTurkeyRanch, May 19, 2010.

  1. KOTurkeyRanch

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    Today i found a 3-4 inch skinny clear worm in my turkeys poop. There was another one i think about a 3/8 of an inch. What type of worm is this? What can i use to treat it and where can i get it? Also, i have medicated turkey starter would this help?
     
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  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

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    Most likely if they were round, they are roundworms...use wazine17 and follow directions on the label for turkey's. If the worm was flat, most likely tapeworms...use valbazen. I dont know the dosage for turkey's. For a standard size chicken it's one half cc (one half ml)...small chickens is one quarter cc (one quarter ml) for valbazen.
     
  3. KOTurkeyRanch

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    It almost looked like a spaghetti noodle just like white-ish clear
     
  4. KOTurkeyRanch

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    can i make a mash of ACV and medicated feed for him? Would that help?
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

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    No, AVC is useless against worms. You're definitely dealing with roundworms and if you saw it in his poop, he has an infestation of roundworms and you must use wazine17. I recommend you read "threehorses' messages on worming. I follow her directions to the letter. Good luck.
     
  6. KOTurkeyRanch

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    what about the medicated feed? It said it is helpful to prevent cocci and helps promote good gut health. Im gonna get wazine 17 too.
     
  7. KOTurkeyRanch

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    People said to use wazine 17 first, them a broad spectrum wormer. What are some of the broad spectrum wormers you guys used in the past?
     
  8. Pine Grove

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    I use Valbazen, It gets every internal parasite known to fowl. and actually i'ts a safer first time wormer than Wazine..I've used them all from Red Devil Lye to the old Wormal Tablets that were made by Salsbury years ago..Valbazen is simply the best
     
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    You're right Pine Grove, valbazen is a great wormer. I just recently found out though that it doesnt kill roundworms and it doesnt say anywhere on the bottle that it does. Luckily it kills most everything else including tapeworms. Go with wazine for the roundworms (which your turkey has) then 2 weeks later go with safeguard or ivermectin pour on as stated by threehorses to kill roundworm larva and other worms, except tapeworms.
     
  10. Pine Grove

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    Valbazen doesn't kill roundworms? How much proof do you need that it does?
     

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