Chickens pooping mostly Ceacal-like poop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BuckNBark Farm, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. BuckNBark Farm

    BuckNBark Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi- forgive me if this has been asked before- I did a search and didn't find it. My chickens are pooping ceacal- like poop. They seem to be pooping this kind more than normal, in my opinion. Should I treat with Corrid?

    Thanks- Pam
     
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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Are you seeing and signs of lethargy or ruffled feathers, sitting around puffed up? If not, I would try feeding everyone some plain yogurt with cultures, and putting ACVinegar 1/2 ounce to a gallon in their water first.
     
  3. BuckNBark Farm

    BuckNBark Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope- no one is puffy, ruffled, or lethargic. Every seems happy :) Thanks for the advice!
     
  4. R.M.Qureshi

    R.M.Qureshi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you please post pics. what are the colors of droppings? Do they smell bad?
     
  5. BuckNBark Farm

    BuckNBark Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I might have to post pics today. It's raining, and I have them up today. You can't really see it in the shavings. It's mustard color, like cealcal. No worm in it. Smells kinda bad when I get it on me. But that's because I keep sniffing my fingers for some reason, punish myself, I guess.
     
  6. BuckNBark Farm

    BuckNBark Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I mean post a pic tomorrow.
     
  7. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    You might consider worming with a broad spectrum wormer like Valbazen or Safegard Liquid since they do not seem to have coccidiosis. Bright yellow mustard colored droppings can be a sign of E.coli infection, but again, they would be very sick. Cecal poops are just nasty, and they occur about every 9-10 times. Chickens have 5 kinds of worms, and you can only see round worms sometimes, so I would worm them.
     
  8. BuckNBark Farm

    BuckNBark Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the Ivermectin (for cattle) that you drop a cc for small/ cc for large chickens. It also controls mites (they don't have mites or lice). It is broad spectrum? I remember that it didn't cover one kind of worm.

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  9. BuckNBark Farm

    BuckNBark Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do have Valbezen (I always mis-spell that) but they won't drink it. Even with sugar. Maybe I need more sugar.
     
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  10. R.M.Qureshi

    R.M.Qureshi Chillin' With My Peeps

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