Hamworthy Hedgehog Rescue

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I’ve been checking a round of poo samples under the microscope today, no lungworm found, but I did find some Capillaria (Roundworm) eggs in a couple of the samples, so those hogs will be treated for that.

The pictures are not the best, as the camera I have for the microscope is a cheap Chinese job, but you can easily see the rugby ball shaped eggs with a cap at each end.

The same eggs under two different magnifications;

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