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9-10 Week old pullet, blood in poo

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by larezio, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. larezio

    larezio Hatching

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    Hey, I saw 1 of my pullets do a poo today and there was blood in it, then found another in the hutch from earlier. Is this normal?

    Thanks.
     

  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

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    It is normal for them to shed some intestinal lining, which looks pretty bloody. Really bloody poo in combination with symptoms like not weanting to eat or drink, lethargy, staying hunched up as if cold would indicate cocci. If they don't seem sick, I'd just watch them. If you start seeing symtoms of cocci, I'd get some Corid from the feed store. Here is how to administer:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/775739/blood-in-older-chicks-stool/0_20#post_11087272

    Amd here is a poo chart (pics of poop:)

    http://chat.allotment-garden.org/index.php?topic=17568.0

    (edited to fix typos)
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2014
  3. larezio

    larezio Hatching

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    At the moment she seems fine, still eating etc. I will keep an eye on her. Thx very much!!!
     

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