8 weeks old chicks_bloody droppings

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lcl, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. lcl

    lcl New Egg

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    I find red droppings in the pine shaving every morning. Chicks don't seem lethargic though. I am looking for advice

    1. How can I identify for sure Coccidiosis
    2. If it is, should I administer them something my self or shoud I go to to the chicken doc?
    3. If you advice me to go the chicken doc, are we talking here about a regular vet?

    Thanks
     
  2. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How red? they shed intestinal lining and it can look like a rose red scared me too death first time I saw it. It will be kind of sticky too stringy looking. I have never dealt with cocci buy from what I have read it will be blood red and look like blood. If it is cocci you can get Corid or Sulumet at the feed store.
     
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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