Crested chicks 3 wks old, poop like choc. pudding. Is ok?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dsvabulas, Jun 15, 2009.

  1. dsvabulas

    dsvabulas In the Brooder

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    28 chicks, I feed them medicated feed w/ powered milk, garlic and cayenne pepper. Also acv in their water. They seem really healthy and fine, altho I lost one last week. :^ ( Suddenly, she became very lethargic, I fed her milk w/ an eyedropper to no avail. Is coriodosis (spelling?) something that takes awhile to spread. Should I run out for corid? Not all have choc pudding poop, some are solid. Any idea? Thanks, Donna
     
  2. elmo

    elmo Crowing

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    One out of every ten or so poops is a caecal poop, weird looking and very smelly. That could be what you're noticing. Here's a great website showing the range of normal chicken poo.

    http://www.chat.allotment.org.uk/index.php?topic=17568.0

    From what I understand, blood in the poo is a sign of coccidiosis.
     
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