Bloody stool in two-week-old chicks, but they act fine

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by welovechickens, Oct 25, 2016.

  1. welovechickens

    welovechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    I just got three Ameraucanas two weeks ago Thursday. I noticed occasional bits of blood in their stools after we brought them home, but since we feed medicated starter and they were acting fine, I didn't worry too much.

    Fast-forward to this morning. I found another bloody stool! Everyone is acting fine and happy. What's the deal? It is not shed intestinal lining; I know what that looks like, having had chickens for the last seven years. [​IMG]

    Does anyone have ideas for me?
     
  2. redsoxs

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  3. welovechickens

    welovechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, that's a great link! I'm 100% sure I saw blood, but it was only one stool, and everyone seems fine. I have Corid on hand, so I guess I'll just keep an eye on them and dose them if anybody starts looking sick.
     

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