1. bernaboo111

    bernaboo111 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi,

    I was cleaning my chickens coop when I found these little round white worms. They are about the size of rice. But the only problem is, I don't know which chicken made the worm poop! Is it ok to treat the whole flock since I don't know which chicken is the worm one? Also What kind of worm are these and how do I treat them?

    Thanks!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I you certain that they are not maggots that are eating the chicken poop?
     
  3. bernaboo111

    bernaboo111 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't know, I have never had to treat chicken worms, so I am very new to this. Like I said, they are the size of rice, white and they move in a snake-like way. Does that help?
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    If they are worms and not maggots, that size of worm is a tapeworm segment, so you'll need to treat them with something that kills tapeworms.

    And yes, you can treat the whole flock. How many do you have?

    -Kathy
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Sounds more like maggots to me, but we could tell for sure if you posted a picture.

    -Kathy
     
  6. bernaboo111

    bernaboo111 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 7 RIRs. What would the treatment be? I don't know anything about this, so If you could give me an idea, then that would be great.
     
  7. bernaboo111

    bernaboo111 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I will look for more of those worm things, if I find them I will post a pic.
     
  8. bernaboo111

    bernaboo111 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I finally found some.

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  9. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    I'd worm them all with Valbazen. Can't hurt
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    That looks like a maggot to me.

    -Kathy
     

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