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Signs that your chickens have worms (and how to deworm naturally)

Signs that your chickens have worms (and how to deworm naturally)

Chickens
All farm animals, including chickens, are capable of harboring a variety of parasites, including worms. Worms are typical “endoparasites,” meaning they are inside your chicken rather than “ectoparasites,” which are parasites on the outside of your chickens, such as lice or mites. There are multiple types of worms that affect poultry. Clinical signs of a parasite infestation include poor growth, poor appetite, decreased egg production, and, in severe cases, death. Additionally, parasites can make a flock more susceptible to disease or worsen a current disease condition. How do chickens get worms? These parasites can spread in all your poultry in different ways: the first is through the direct life cycle and the second through the indirect life cycle, but what do these two cycles mean? ...