I found these little squirmies the other day. They were in a little pool filled with water that the chickens drink out of. I was worried that they came from the chickens and that I would have to treat the whole flock for parasites. And possibly our cats. I was googling treatment options and what we should do with the yard.
Instead of running to Tractor Supply and buying a cart full of supplies, I decided to ask some of my chicken friends and talk with my vet. The consensus was that they’re just some poor, unfortunate earthworms.
Whew. Bullet dodged for now.
I noticed some wart looking spots on a few of my chickens today. They are mainly on their combs and wattles and one has some on her foot. Ewww, I thought. Continue reading