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  1. willowtreecreek

    willowtreecreek Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen that has has a poo that looks bloody. One poo looked normal but had a watery/red discharge with it. Later she had one that was about quarter size and thick and moist. Almost looked like a small dog poo that was sort of like diharrea. Should I be concerned?
     
  2. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    i wanted to ask this same ?. I hope to see an answer also.
     
  3. willowtreecreek

    willowtreecreek Out Of The Brooder

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    Well since there are 2 of us maybe it isn't something to worry about. I hope so!!!

    ANYONE???
     
  4. Cellist

    Cellist New Egg

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    I just brought home my first three chicks last night! I have raised Japanese quail, but these are my first chickens.

    One of them has bloody poop. It appears to have become less bloody overnight, but I am worried about it. I would also like to know if that is something to worry about, what should be done and if the others should be treated for potential illness.

    I hope someone will respond!
     
  5. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Search BYC for Cocci. I'm dealing with what may be Cocci myself, and there's loads of information on here about it.
     
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Are you looking at real blood that is red like after you cut yourself? If so that is probably cocci which they get from contact from soil where the protozoa lives. If it's brownish and creamy, it's probably cecal poo, which is nothing to worry about.
     
  7. willowtreecreek

    willowtreecreek Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine had brown creamy poo once and actual blood once.
     

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