Worms ?????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Pjchicks, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. Pjchicks

    Pjchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I have lost a few of my chickens lately and just don't know why. I don't see any signs of worms.
    How does a chicken get worms??? Its been pretty hot here and I thought that might has something to do with chicken not being preekie.
     
  2. MiniBird

    MiniBird Out Of The Brooder

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    Do your chickens have any other symptoms? Lethargic, droopy comb, anything??
     
  3. Pjchicks

    Pjchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes to all the above :barnie
    Looking into worming meds now.
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  5. Mother-Rhodes

    Mother-Rhodes Out Of The Brooder

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    Should iI worm them a couple times a year or when I think hey have worms only?
     
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2014
  6. blueeyeskms

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    Are any of the recommended natural wormers that you find on a google search worth the time and effort? For example, I've seen garlic, ACV, carrots, wormwood, cayenne - just to name a few off the top of my head!!!
     
  7. blueeyeskms

    blueeyeskms Out Of The Brooder

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    dawg53 - I know I've read many posts in the past where you have discussed proper worming. I thought there was a recommendation to use Valbazen but then to use a different one 10 days later. I can't remember the name - is it Safeguard?
     
  8. Ilona

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    Anyone has experience with Wazine 17?
     
  9. ShockValue

    ShockValue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All these things make the humans feel better, but from all the research I've seen it does little to nothing to help the chicken.
     
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  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    That gets just roundworms.

    -Kathy
     

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