Chicken Poo

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickemee, Aug 3, 2007.

  1. Chickemee

    Chickemee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My leghorn is having really watery poo. She's to young to lay eggs but im worried that her watery poo will delay her egg laying.
    dose anyone know what her condition is or what I can do for her. Thank you for any help I recieve.
     
  2. K8tieCat

    K8tieCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just had a similar experience and it turned out to be coccidia. I would recommend taking a stool sample to your veterinarian and having them check for bugs.

    When given the choice of watching them die or medicating them I chose to mediate.
     
  3. Chickemee

    Chickemee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well my vet dosent take care of chickens I already called. Do know what kind of medication i should put her on?
     
  4. JackieK318

    JackieK318 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Find someone who will just look at the droppings. They don't necessarily need to be an avian vet. Or at least get a recommendation to an avian vet if they're being snotty about it (I got laughed at so much the receptionist had to put the phone down). You can treat them, but unless you know what you're treating, you may not be doing her any good.
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Yeah, get a vet who does fecal tests. Or a exotic animal vet maybe. A fecal float test shouldn't be too expensive. Treating randomly usually does more harm than good.
     
  6. dlhunicorn

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