Button Quail with long droppings hanging? Is this digestive issue or

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Stefan Attaway, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. Stefan Attaway

    Stefan Attaway Out Of The Brooder

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    Good Afternoon,

    I was checking on the chics and I noticed one with a long dropping hanging from its rear, is this some digestive issue or some systemic failure and the chic is dieing?

    Thanks for any help or guidance.
     
  2. FeatheredObsessions

    FeatheredObsessions Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it possibly something it ate but couldn't digest? String type thing?
     
  3. Stefan Attaway

    Stefan Attaway Out Of The Brooder

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    Its possible, I haven't found any, been watching for that and hair and I have two ladies here..lol.

    I gonna keep an eye on it and see if it looks lethergic compared to the others.
     
  4. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    No Clue Specifically What It May Be, But I Would Definately Add Grit To Its Diet For A While...
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    How old are they? If they are newly hatched they sometimes have a bit of the yolk sac 'stuck' to them that dried out (absorbed) but for some reason stuck to them instead of the egg. Pics would be helpful [​IMG]
     
  6. Stefan Attaway

    Stefan Attaway Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks JMR794 will do...
     
  7. Stefan Attaway

    Stefan Attaway Out Of The Brooder

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    shelleyd2008, I will post some pic's on the next occurence, it didn't look like yoke, picture thick light brown fresh wet spegetti, about hanging down about 1/4 inch...sorry for the mental picture...lol
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    The yolk I"m talking about doesn't look like yolk either, just a dried up string of a thing hanging from the baby's booty [​IMG]
     
  9. Firemenlovechicks

    Firemenlovechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Worms?????
     
  10. krstms

    krstms MO Hick Chick

    Sep 23, 2009
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    Quote:Worms?????

    X2 I have no experience with quail yet but sounds like the roundworms I've seen in dogs. [​IMG]
     

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