Bloody Chicken Poop, Diahhrea, Poop Chart

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by steffkec, Apr 1, 2013.

  1. steffkec

    steffkec Just Hatched

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    So I am a first-time chicken owner and have been puzzled by my chickens' poo!
    I was very worried pretty much every time I saw an ugly poo... and I ended up treating with pro-biotics, electrolytes, medicated foods, and finally antibiotics with really no change in their poop.
    I recently came across this poop chart: (http://chat.allotment.org/index.php?topic=17568.0) posted by another BYC member. I just thought it would be good to re-post this chart as I have had some of my concerns laid to rest.
    Things I've learned: what looks like blood in poop can really just be intestinal lining (normal), and other ugly poops do not always indicate a problem.
    Here it is again: THE POOP CHART
    I think every newbie would benefit from learning about their chicken poops.
     
  2. kazoo1111

    kazoo1111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ewww
     
  3. tlbdc

    tlbdc New Egg

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    Thanks for posting! Very helpful. Didn't even know a poo chart existed.
     
  4. Calilion

    Calilion Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you think about this one? I'm a newbie and stressing over this weird poop. The water part was actually tinged red, you just can't see it in contrast to the poop board.

    Thx!
     
  5. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If concerned treat for Coccidiosis,cocci kills very fast but is easily controlled using a coccidiostat. Treating with Corid will not harm birds,but not treating(if they have coccidiosis)may result in deaths.

    Dose amounts were posted on your other thread.
     
  6. HWittridge

    HWittridge Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks for the poop chart, my chickens poo is... normal
     
  7. WRVgirl

    WRVgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't see any of the pictures on either of those poop charts :/
     
  8. fangaddict

    fangaddict Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen's waddles are so pale they are about tan now. And her poop in I want to say flouresant green. She is moving very slow. Been about a week. Any ideas? :(
     
  9. maryjoy462

    maryjoy462 New Egg

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    thank you so much for this chart! i was super worried when i saw red in my new chicks poop but i found it on the chart and it turns out it's completely normal and not coccidiosis like i feared. very helpful!
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC! That poop charts has errors. If you see more than a couple of poops with blood, or what they call intestinal lining, it's *not* normal!

    -Kathy
     
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