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Tapeworm infection in Backyard poultry

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Date: November 18, 2018

Tapeworms, also referred to as cestodes, are flat, ribbon-shaped, segmented intestinal worms belonging to the cestode family. They are commonly found in the intestinal tract of backyard or free range chickens worldwide. Unlike roundworms that live freely in the intestinal tract, tapeworms anchor themselves into to the wall of the small intestine using hook-like mouthparts. Tapeworms won't actually cause physical damage to the intestinal wall, however by taking all the nutrients away from the bird, it is sti

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