Coccidiosis??????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TroyerGal, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hey, I have a red sex link pullet whos not doing well... she's lethargic and doesn't walk. She's also missing some feathers. I looked at her underbelly and noticed some blackish purplish stuff under the skin! Eek! Is this Coccidiosis?! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    PLEASE REPLY SOON!!!!!
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    How old is she? Is she new to your property? If older, and not new, then it's not likely to be coccidiosis. Could she be broody or molting?
     
  3. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    No... she's about 20ish weeks. And we got her in May :)
    I didn't think when hens molt they get sick...
     
  4. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can you think of any possible diseases?!!??
     
  5. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    JUST IN--- she just hacked up something gooey :p
     
  6. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    That was supposed to be a disgusted face...
     
  7. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Now is kinda gasping, coughing...
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Not coccidia then for sure. Could she have eaten something rotten or possibly poisonous?
     
  9. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    shes dead now :( she had a seizure and died :( i did a necropsy but didnt find anything... thanks for your help!
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Sorry for your loss. What did the inside of her intestines look like?

    -Kathy
     

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