Wormy poop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hooligan, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. hooligan

    hooligan Songster

    Aug 20, 2007
    Ok so we have Bob the Broiler in the house (due to him having a pecking wound) and when he pooped last night I noticed it was moving...yep it was THE WORMS!
    What I don't get about this is that we wormed the broilers when they came to the house in Jan. Why would they still have worms>?
    I guess this means I will now have to re-worm the entire flock, right?
    I gave Bob some more ivermectin last night so I am hoping that will take care of his problem, but any suggestions on why they would still have them?
  2. sammi

    sammi Songster

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    what formula/type of ivermectin did you give?

    is it possible he got missed?
  3. hooligan

    hooligan Songster

    Aug 20, 2007
    Nope they all got it. I just use regular ivermectin 1% and give it to them orally.
  4. skeeter

    skeeter Songster

    Nov 19, 2007
    Parma Idaho
    I suggest alternating wormers or they start to build up a tolerance to it,the worms not the chickens
    Last edited: Mar 11, 2008
  5. hooligan

    hooligan Songster

    Aug 20, 2007
    This was their first time being wormed, well for the "broilers".

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