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dead chick:-(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bensteph821, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. bensteph821

    bensteph821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just got a bunch of 3 week old ameraucanas..had them about 2 weeks and found one dead, one sick. The dead one had blood around his butt..we did notice bloody poops in pen? Any idea what this is?
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Cocci....It can be very bad with chicks but easily curable if caught on time...you need to get sulmet...or another type of coccidiostat...curad. (sp) is another one....add to their water for a course of treatment as it can wipe out all your babies...look up coccidiosis in the search engine...tons of helpful information and insight...Are your chicks outside on ground?
     
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2012
  3. bensteph821

    bensteph821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Omg I just saw your response! Thank you so much. Im going to go to tractor supply today and get medicine.
     

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