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Tortoise wormer
Posted: 09/03/2014 by midorigoi.1


Can anyone recommend a good tortoise worming medicine that I can give to several varieties of torts ?
Thanks Carl

Re: Tortoise wormer
Posted: 11/03/2014 by Tom


Have you found evidence of worms in faecal samples ?
Which "varieties" (species) do you have & what are their ages. 
How do you keep them ? & are different species kept separately ?


Re: Tortoise wormer
Posted: 03/06/2014 by midorigoi.1

Hi Tom I've got 2 leopards 

2 Herman's 
1 horsfield
And 1 Iberia whitei 
The leopards are together and the horsfield and 1 Herman are on there own but the whitei and a Herman's are together as they have been for 50 years I can't see any signs of worms but the vet said they should be done every year and he charged 14 each ! 
Thanks Carl

Re: Tortoise wormer
Posted: 28/01/2015 by tortilla

Hi can anyone help horsefield tortoise has small cotton like worms in her poo she is 3 years and we got her in October last year ....she's been dewormed by vet just over a week ago and I'm told to return in 3 weeks ...but she still has live small white cotton like live worms is this normal? She seems to sleep a bit more but still eating ...thanks


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