Bloody poop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by presley, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok just discovered one of my 7 week old chicks has bloody or at least reddish runny poop. What do I do?
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Make sure it isnt intestinal lining that was shed, which is normal. Here's the poop chart:
    http://www.chat.allotment.org.uk/index.php?topic=17568.0
    If it's not intestinal lining, purchase corid 9.6% liquid solution at your feed store, it'll be in the cattle section. Dosage is 9.5cc per gallon of water for 5 days. You'll want to treat all your chicks with it.
     
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  3. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks, its didn't really look like any of those pictures. Its more of a purple-red runny stuff.
     
  4. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd bet cocci then, sorry. :/
     
  5. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So is there not anything to treat this? There are several chicks in with her, will they all get sick?
     
  6. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    will they die?
     
  7. WooingWyandotte

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  8. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok I thought I practiced sanitary habits as best as possible. I will get some Corid first thing in the morning, I have tylan, but from what I've read, that won't do any good? Is it always a death sentence? I think only one of them has the bloody stool.
     
  9. dawg53

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    See post #2 on what to do. Cocci can kill your chicks, timeliness is of the utmost importance in treating it. If the feed stores are closed, you can temporarily delay (hopefully) the effects by sprinkling powdered milk directly onto their feed to eat. Get the corid asap.
     
  10. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will get first thing in morning. Thank you,
     

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