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2 wk old chick with blood in poop

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by janes3girls, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. janes3girls

    janes3girls Out Of The Brooder

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    I just adopted a two-week-old chicken from a neighboring farm and it has blood in his poop had it for a day. I only got it as a friend for My Little Orphan chick who is only one week old do I separate them or bring the chick back
     
  2. BYC910

    BYC910 Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] Check if it is bleeding from a injury. If there is blood in the poo the chick has internal problems and may not make it . you should separate them for sure until you know what is happing with the chick. Speak with the seller see if they have more with the same bleeding . and perhaps exchange the chick . good luck with this .
     
  3. janes3girls

    janes3girls Out Of The Brooder

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    I called them and he acted surprised! He doesn't raise chickens for pets....it's a business. I just got some oxytetracycline for her. But I'm no mathematician. I can't figure out how much to put in. It's a qt size water bowl. Any suggestions ? It says 200-400 mg/gal
     
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  4. BYC910

    BYC910 Overrun With Chickens

    1/4th teaspoon or make it look like lime Gatorade treat for 7 to 10 days fresh every day if they have been together treat both .is this the yellow powder ?
     
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  5. janes3girls

    janes3girls Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes it is the yellow powder. I'll treat both. Thanks for the info.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    you could double check dosage or post also at "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures," thread, he may not have coccidiosis, he could have something wrong internally, or parasites.
     
  7. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Ditto on DDs advice. I hope all goes well, and welcome to BYC!

    CT
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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