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10 Ways to Deworm Your Chicken

10 Ways to Deworm Your Chicken

Chickens
There are many reasons why chickens are infected with different types of worms but for backyard and free-range, they are typically limited to five common types. These include large roundworms, a thread of capillary worms, cecal worms, tapeworms, and gape-worms. How Chicken Get Worms Internal poultry parasites, or worms, are very common and, at some point, most chicken owners have to deal with them. It’s important to realize that all worms are not created equal, making identification an important step when assessing the significance when finding worms. Worms can be picked up from the feces of other chickens or birds—including wild birds. Often insects act as the intermediate host by carrying the worm eggs, which are then deposited in the chicken after they ingest the insect. In general...
How to Deworm Chickens Using Betel Nut (Pagpurga sa Manok Gamit ang Bunga)

How to Deworm Chickens Using Betel Nut (Pagpurga sa Manok Gamit ang Bunga)

Chickens
Betel nut (Bunga in Hiligaynon/Ilonggo, Binunga in Cebuano/Bisaya)  is the nut that comes from a plant called Areca. It is sometimes used to make medicine. Betel nut is a very popular recreational drug in the Philippines especially in Northern Luzon and Bicol Region due to its ability to speed up the central nervous system (CNS). The nut, however, is deadly for humans if consumed in large amounts (8 to 30 grams). Consuming betel nut together with betel leaves (buyo), lime, and tobacco is called “nganga” In this article, however, we are going to explain how to use this important crop to deworm (purga) our chickens. There is already a comprehensive study regarding the effect of betel nut in killing tapeworms, however, it is not yet tested against other worms. Tapeworm is the mos...
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? ...