bloody poop - causes other than cocci?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by taprock, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought six new birds last week, not sure on age, they are young but feathered. They are quarantined in the basement, four larger in dog crate and two smaller in a box. This morning I found two bloody stools in the box with the two smaller. I started them on sulmet but am wondering since they have no other symptoms if this is the right thing to do? I know they say cocci kills them fast and to start medicine as soon as you can. Is there any other disease that it could be that I am missing? Also I need to continue the 30 day quarantine but do I need to extend it because of this?
     
  2. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think you are doing the right thing by treating, it does sound like Cocci - not sure about the quaratining, though - 30 days sounds like enough to me
     
  3. codymax2

    codymax2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    look up the poop chart on here. sometimes it is just normal shedding of intestinal lining.
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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