Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BayCityBabe, May 14, 2008.

  1. BayCityBabe

    BayCityBabe Songster

    May 1, 2008
    I have had my chicks for about four hours. They seem really lively - eating, drinking, thought all was well. We put brown paper down for them on the brooder floor and can see worms in some of the poops, curled, whitish worms. The worms don't move (which I have seen with dogs & their worms...)
    My DD is upset and says we should "seek immediate medical attention."
    Should I call the hatchery? Call the vet? Call on my expert friends at BYC????
  2. Chicken Cluck

    Chicken Cluck Songster

    May 12, 2008
    If they're not moving they're probably not worms I have parakeets and they have little white things in they're poo and I'm not worried because the white things are not moving. I guess the whits stuff comes out of every bird!
  3. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    It could be worms.... do you have any pics of them? That would certainly help. I'm sure someone will come along with an answer and treatment idea for you soon.
  4. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    I have white stuff but just make sure its not worms

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