The veterinarian will run tests on the infected bird’s droppings and then prescribe medication to kill the tapeworms. Depending on the degree of the infection, the medicine can be given orally or injected into the infected bird. More than one dose, however, is required to completely remove this gastrointestinal parasite.
You can prevent a gastrointestinal parasite from infecting your bird, by getting it regularly de-wormed at the veterinarian's office.
Term used to refer to an animal to whom a deworming agent has been administered.
The digestive tract containing the stomach and intestine
The feces of an animal
The whole system involved in digestion from mouth to anus