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Bloody poop help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jerbs, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. jerbs

    jerbs New Egg

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    Hi all, my wife and I just picked up four hens yesterday. One of them has very bloody poop. See pics attached.

    We are new to chickens. Is this coccidiosis, intestinal lining shedding, or something else? She seems to be acting normally but it's hard to tell because we just got them.

    Thanks.
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    Last edited: Mar 27, 2016
  2. jerbs

    jerbs New Egg

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    I got some clarity from my wife- she said that the hen is acting more lethargic than the other 3 and was making a gagging gesture yesterday, opening her mouth and putting her head forward. Perhaps this bloody substance is actually coming out of her mouth/throat, not the other end. We were assuming it was poop but maybe not. Your thoughts appreciated.
     

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