Blood in poop - bright red.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Isolde, Aug 10, 2014.

  1. Isolde

    Isolde Out Of The Brooder

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    This is what I found this morning.
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    I have 7 chickens 15 weeks old, most of the time they free range. I switched them from Purina starter medicated
    to Nutrena Country Feed[​IMG]a couple of days ago. My chickens are behaving normally they eat and drink and run around.
    Any suggestions.
    Thank you.
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    I would start some Corid (amprollium, Ampromed) to treat for coccidosis. That's quite a bit of blood. There can come a period when they may stop eating or drinking with cocci, so I would get the drug today. Look in the cattle meds of your feed store. Dosage is 2 tsp of liquid (or 1.5 tsp of powder) per gallon of water for 5-7 days. Then give 3 or more days of vitamins and probiotics. If they are not drinking the medicated water, then it needs to be given fed with a syringe.
     
  3. Isolde

    Isolde Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you very much Eggcessive I am following your advice to the letter. I also found out that the poop belongs to my rooster EE. So fare he behaves just normal. I locked all my chickens in the run with the medicated H2O (there is no other source of water) they will stay there for 5-7 days.
     
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2014

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