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Thread Worms, Hairworm Infection, Capillara, Small Roundworms
|Nematode species||Where Found||Intermediate Host||Definitive Hosts|
|Capillaria annuata||Esophagus, crop||Earthworm||Chicken, turkey, guinea fowl, partridge, pheasant, quail, goose, grouse|
|C. anatis||Small intestine, cecum, cloaca||None||Chicken, turkey, partridge, pheasant, goose, duck|
|C. bursata||Small intestine||Earthworm||Chicken, turkey, pheasant, goose|
|C. caudinflata||Small intestine||Earthworm||Chicken, turkey, guinea fowl, partridge, pheasant, quail, goose, grouse, duck, pigeon|
|C. contorta||Esophagus, crop, mouth||None or earthworm||Chicken, turkey, guinea fowl, partridge, pheasant, quail, duck|
|C. obsignata||Small intestine||None||Chicken, turkey, guinea fowl, quail, pigeon, goose|
|Albendazole||Administered orally, 1/4 cc (mL) per bantam, 1/2 cc (mL) per large breed, repeated in 2 weeks.|
|Ivermectin (drench or injectable)||Administered orally - 1/4 cc (mL) per large breed chicken, 6-7 drops (0.1 cc) per bantam. |
Administered in drinking water - 4 cc (mL)/gal of water, for 2 days.
|Levamisole (drench)||Administered orally - 1/4 cc (mL)/lb body weight. |
Administered in drinking water - 10 cc (mL)/gal for 1 day. Repeat in 7 days, and repeat again in 7 days.
|Levamisole (injectable)||Injected under the skin, 1/4 cc (mL)/s lb body weight (25 mg/kg).|
Note is not approved in the USA for use in commercial poultry
|Khaziev GZ et al., 1975|
|Mebendazole||5-25 mg/kg orally , every 12 hours for 5 days||Enigk K et al., 1973; Gundlach JL et al., 1987|
|Thiabendazole||200-500 mg/kg with feed||Shang N et al., 2011|
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