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Posted: 10/09/2009 by kerryjcarl

Do tortoises need to be wormed routinely?


Re: Worming
Posted: 10/09/2009 by tpgAli

Hi Kerry,

I never worm mine unless i know they have them.


Re: Worming
Posted: 11/09/2009 by kerryjcarl

Many thanks :)

Re: Worming
Posted: 14/10/2009 by lyndash

our vet does a twice yearly poo test to see if there are worms/worm eggs & then he worms them if there are. Better than guessing because they can pick them up.  If you can't tell whose poo is whose, then do a collective test of all poo & treat all torts if there is an indication.


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