diarrhea

  1. Jonas Fox

    Six-Month-Old Hen Always Has Watery Stool

    Hi fam, This is my first time with chickens. I have four easter eggers and they just started to lay this month. The problem is, one of my girls always has loose stool. I was able to confirm exactly which hen for the first time the other day. This particular hen seems to be the noisiest and most...
  2. B

    Long story, multiple birds & issues- bubbles in eye, diarrhea, pale eggs.

    So, I had 5 healthy birds for nearly a year. Then my new dog killed 2. We moved the coop into the fenced garden area, in like early January. So forarging changed drastically then, from grass yard to a garden with cedar mulch around raised beds. I'm hoping to figure out a way to plant mung beans...
  3. Helicopter Mom

    Diarrhea & Deworming - HELP NEEDED

    We have 17 chickens and I noticed one in particular had a bare bum. After separating her from the flock and quarantining her, I took her to a vet who diagnosed her with worms. I treated her and the rest of the flock with Wazine 17 for 24 hours. That was about 4 days ago. I'm currently...
  4. ChooksNQuilts

    Chick With Infected Umbilical?

    I bought this chick at TSC on Saturday along with 6 others. All the others are fine; eating, drinking, pooping, exploring. This one became listless this morning and I noticed soft stool stuck to her bum. I cleaned her but had to go to work. When I got home she was extremely lethargic and...
  5. Crazy Chava n chickens

    Sick Isa Brown

    I got 10 Leghorns and 5 Isa Browns from Hoover Hatchery on Friday. 2 Isa Browns were doa, dead on arrival. 1 was struggling, it past away later that day, Saturday another one started to struggle, it past way too. Now my last Isa Brown "Autumn" is struggling. She had a pasty bottom, so I cleaned...
  6. Chelsea-85

    What to feed broody hen with diarrhea (Help needed)

    Hi everyone, This is my first time I have a broody pullet that has watery poops. Could you please help me in selecting list of best feeds for broody hen? I appreciate your help in advance. I searched for the subject but couldn't find a clear answer that is why I thought perhaps members who...
  7. Skywarita

    HELP!! Chicken diarrhea??

    Hello everyone... my chicken is ghaving diarrhea and I dont know whats goig on! (We dewormed her, and shrs very active/ eats and drinks well). What might tjis be?? Heres somr pictures:
  8. Chickadooo

    Chickens have diarrhea but acting healthy

    I have 10 hens and I'm not exactly sure which ones are having diarrhea but a few of them I checked and it looked like they were the culprits. I watched them for a while and they seem to be perfectly healthy- eating and drinking, normal activity, they dont seem lethargic at all. What is the...
  9. B

    Sick chicken/info on how to transition back to cold weather

    Hi all. New to chickens this year and LOVE this website. I have a chicken who has been having diarrhea. Pale comb and wattle, weight loss, ruffled up appearance etc. Ordered some Corid/amprolium(local store was out of corid and wormer) and getting some wormer(going to try safe-guard) to try to...
  10. eidle123

    Advice on Sick/Lethargic Chicken (poop pictures included)

    Hello, My wife and I are looking for some advice on our sick House Chicken. She is a Rhode Island Red and about 2.5 years old. She was attached by a red-tailed hawk last fall and has been living in the warm house ever since (my wife's idea... not mine). She lives in a dog crate (3' x 4')...
  11. Cierabug

    BRONCHITIS HELP!!!!!!!

    My flock that i hatched 6 months ago has started to show signs if bronchitis , but the symptoms are still mild (occasional sneezing and a few have diarrhea).I have a hen who survived it years ago and did not know that they can be carrierers even after their symptoms have passed.She has been...
  12. S

    When is an asymptomatic adult chicken “overloaded” with Coccidia?

    Hi all, I just got some fecal results back from a lab and one hen had a coccidia count of 60 - I’m wondering what this means and if I should even treat, because some of what I’m reading online says adult chickens often have some coccidia eggs in their system. This is a Rhode Island Red who is...
  13. xoxodanamarie

    Possible Mite Infestation?

    Hi all. I've been using backyardchickens.com forum for answers to my questions with my flock over the last couple of years but I haven't officially joined or posted until today. I've been keeping chickens, Easter Eggers to be specific, for about 2 years now and after some bumps in the road, I...
  14. AccidentalChickenLady

    Lethargic chicken w/ diarrhea, lost weight, small bugs (+photos)

    Apologies in advance for the long post, but my hope is to provide as much detail as possible, and get some suggestions for at-home remedies (or those that can be administered at home) to try and save my favorite bird! My 1.5-year-old Barred Rock, Raven, has had some runnier-than-normal poops...
  15. A

    Noob here - advice for my messy chicken!

    Hey everyone, This is my first post on here and I am completely new to chicken keeping although I've had my hens for a few months now. I have 5 Buff Orpingtons, three reds and two black and there's one that has had a problem with her stools since the beginning. I have been trying to get her...
  16. ChickenTender82

    Cockoo Maran -Sour Crop and Diarrhea very Lethargic and getting worse! Urgent help needed!!!

    HI. I have a 10 week old Cockoo Maran that is VERY sick. It has been a saga with him, and some of his flock mates. It started when my DH brought some chicks from a craigslist ad home and didn't quarantine. :he HUGE lesson learned when 4 of our pullets came down with bacterial respiratory...
  17. B

    Chicken has diarrhea, lethargic, and laying eggs without shells

    Hi All, I have been looking through the forum but my chickens illness doesnt seem to match up.. I have four isa browns, under 3 years old. One girl is very unwell for the past 4-5 days. She laid an egg with no shell (just membrane and yolk) about 5 days ago, and then another one two days...
  18. ChickenyChickeny

    Really persistent sour crop

    I have a hen with sour crop, she has grit available all the time, apple cider vinager in water, and I have tried massaging her crop to get things moving. The sour crop (squishy crop and diarrhea) is continuing to come back again and again, also her egg shells are having little dotty bumps on...
  19. ChickenMama308

    Severly underweight - please help! Cocci / diarrhea

    It's been quite a journey with Nani (2 years old rhode island red hen) - it's been about 2.5 weeks of lethargy, no-low appetite, sleepiness, etc. Her poops looked normal in the beginning so I didn't believe it was coccidiosis (I now know that blood doesn't always show in this case) but I wanted...
  20. Willowstream646

    Chickens in flock, poop white and watery

    It's been a while since I have posted, which is usually a good thing because it means nothing is wrong. Today, though, I noticed my chicken coop had white milky puddles of poop instead of droppings. There were some droppings, but enough puddles that multiple birds are doing it, and of multiple...
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