Parasite Egg identification

Discussion in 'Health & Wellness' started by MadHouse, Aug 3, 2020.

  1. TCOLVIN

    TCOLVIN TKC Farms

    Sep 21, 2014
    Cobbtown, Ga.
    Looks like a lot of air bubbles and debris to me. I new at this myself but I have not had a decal that clean myself. As Moers Kiko said make sure your fecal solution is working.
     
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  2. Michaela Van Mecl

    Michaela Van Mecl Well-Known Member

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    Sep 3, 2018
    Northern Virginia
    I bought a hydrometer and checked the specific gravity of my solution; right on track!
     
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  3. Michaela Van Mecl

    Michaela Van Mecl Well-Known Member

    368
    Sep 3, 2018
    Northern Virginia
    Thanks ! I always pull fresh samples and process within 30 minutes. The specific gravity was exactly 1.2 after measuring with the hydrometer.
     
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  4. NigerianDwarfOwner707

    NigerianDwarfOwner707 Well-Known Member

    May 17, 2018
    East Coast, USA
    Only thing I would add is the "verification" by a vet likely won't have numbers too similar to yours as goats drop the eggs at different times, every sample should have something different. Don't be discouraged even if you are off by 50 or 100 EPG, it doesn't mean you did it wrong, it's just a variation of eggs.

    Now if you have 0 and the vet has found lots of eggs that is a different story!
     
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  5. Moers kiko boars

    Moers kiko boars Well-Known Member

    Apr 22, 2018
    Oklahoma
    Well all I see is digested food particles & air bubbles. So a clean spot on your fecal. Looks good...hope the rest of it is that clean !
     
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  6. TCOLVIN

    TCOLVIN TKC Farms

    Sep 21, 2014
    Cobbtown, Ga.
    If your using the McMaster chambered slide you may not can do a 40x because of thickness of slide??
     
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  7. MadHouse

    MadHouse Well-Known Member

    I have the same problem as you, @TCOLVIN , When I switch to the 40x objective, I cannot go close enough, it always touches the slide before the image gets clear. And that is for regular slides and McMaster slides. The first time I trid I cracked the slide cover.
    Yes, it has the adjustable knob, that’s what I use all the time.