HOW TO TREAT YOUR CHICKENS IF YOU HAVE WORM INFESTATION

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HOW TO TREAT YOUR CHICKENS IF YOU HAVE WORM INFESTATION

 

Prevention is always better than cure as mentioned earlier but is it always possible to protect your entire flock completely from worm infestation.

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I doubt if it is completely possible, but should in case your birds are infested what should you do. Do not despair you can restore your flock or chickens to their normal state of health.

Once you have worms’ infestation in poultry chickens, the best thing to do is to starts treatments immediately in order to avoid further complications or suffering of your chickens. There are different types of worms that may affect your chickens such as:

Roundworms

Gape worms

Tapeworms etc.

READ ALSO: HOW TO PREVENT WORMS’ INFESTATION IN POULTRY CHICKENS

The use of dewormers such as piperizine levamisole, will help tremendously in treating your sick birds, the dewormer earlier mentioned might only deal with certain worms.

The use of dewormer such as albendazole that treats and deals with different types of worms might be recommended for use.

Most especially if you are dealing with cockerels or noiler chickens since these species of birds are not kept for egg production.

They are meant for meat production especially cockerels through female noilers also lay eggs, in this case, you are not afraid of a drop in egg production. But for layers, if you are in doubt what type of treatment to adopt, please consult with your veterinary doctor.

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Generally, it is very important you consult the services of your veterinary doctor for a proper prescription, dosage, and administration so as to have good results and treatment.

CONCLUSION

If you really want to keep worms’ infestation in your poultry chickens at bay, and also keep your birds healthy at all times.

Apart from the precautionary and preventive measures mentioned above, please adopt a very good routine treatment for worms in your flock at all times.

Avoid taking advice from quacks or unqualified farmers they might lead you to serious economic loss. Please if you don’t really know what to do in case of serious worms’ infestation in poultry chickens consult with a good veterinary doctor.

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