any ideas of what could be wrong

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by marthap, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. marthap

    marthap New Egg

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    One of my 2 month old chicks died yesterday, there was a light coating of blood on her anus. I saw some red chicken poop in their yard. Another one is not looking well. There were only three in their yard. In the same area there is a flock of twenty chickens but the chicks are kept separate. There are rat dropping in the area but there has been no injuries from bites. I couldn't find anything in the book I have about what is ailing the little ones. I would appriciate any ideas about what is going on.
    Thanks,
    Martha
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    [​IMG] from Kansas, marthap. [​IMG] Sorry to hear about your sick birds. I'm kind of a chicken newbe myself so I don't have any good advice. Repost what you wrote under Emergencies, Diseases Injuries and Cures and you'll get a quicker response! Best of luck! [​IMG]
     
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  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. Sounds like cocci. Go to your feedstore in the cattle section and purchase Corid (amprolium) 9.6% liquid solution or Corid 20% soluable powder. Dosage for the 9.6% liquid solution is 9.5cc/ml per gallon of water for 5 days. Dosage for the 20% soluable powder is 1/2 teaspoon per gallon of water for 5 days. Good luck.
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Great advice given [​IMG]
     
  5. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

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    Sorry about your chick. Maybe cocci?Washington State welcomes you!
     
  6. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    [​IMG] from Texas.
     
  7. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana! You got some great advice from Dawg!! Hope the rest get better!! [​IMG]
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. I agree with dawg53. [​IMG]
     
  9. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from Ga.

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    WELCOME ABOARD. [​IMG]
     
  10. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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