SIMPLE WAYS YOU CAN DETECT WORMS’ INFESTATION IN POULTRY CHICKENS

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SIMPLE WAYS YOU CAN DETECT WORMS’ INFESTATION IN POULTRY CHICKENS

 

There are different signs or symptoms you can use to detect if your chickens are infested with worms. That is if you are careful and observant because oftentimes most farmers don’t really get to know until it is already too late. I have experienced this myself before.

The following tips will help detect when your chickens are infested with worms:

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Eating too much or too fast, is an indication of worms’ infestation in poultry chickens.

These might make you think they are healthy, but it is a trickish symptom.

In severe cases, infested birds may stop eating and suddenly die.

They may lose weight and exhibit symptoms of lethargy.

In the case of laying hens, their production will drop significantly.

Poor feather quality though could have similar symptoms with other bacterial infections but is a very important sign to look out for.

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Pale or dry combs are unhealthy signs and indications that all is not well and your chickens are invaded with worms.

Another common sign of worms’ infestation in poultry chickens in poor growth rate or stunted growth.

Separation from the rest of the flock and depression-like symptoms.

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