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Coccidiosis?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Wfpendragon, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. Wfpendragon

    Wfpendragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey all, a few hours ago I went to check on my chickens, and found our 13 week old California White was still on the roost with her eyes closed. Thinking she was just tired, I came back inside for a bit then went back out and she was still the same. I took her off the roost and set her down, she walks around a bit and seems to genuinely want to explore and be active, but something has her really fatigued and lethargic. she stands a lot with her eyes closed and her neck close to her body. She has no discharge, sneezing etc. and her vent looks clean. Her legs do have a few darkish bruise like spots. I brought her inside and right now she is eating some electrolyte water mixed with starter/grower crumbles, and she seems to be quite hungry. Does anyone know what might be wrong with her? should I go get some antibiotics or anything? right now I am waiting for her to poop so I can see if it might be parasites or cocci. Here are a few pics of her: her crop seems ok as well.

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    the bruise spots on her shanks.

    as you can see, she was falling asleep mid-eating. thank you for any replies, I hope our sweet Jessie is okay!
     
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2016
  2. Wfpendragon

    Wfpendragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update: she pooped, but the look of it gives me cause for alarm...there is red slimy stuff in it[​IMG]

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    cocci maybe?
     
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2016
  3. SweetandSavory

    SweetandSavory Out Of The Brooder

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    i would treat with corrid
     
  4. Wfpendragon

    Wfpendragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I started her and the rest on it, today she was pretty much back to normal. :)
     

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