Diarrhea and eating very little

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kelli Michele, Oct 28, 2014.

  1. Kelli Michele

    Kelli Michele Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 8 month old Barred Rock hen that has had diarrhea for about 2 days now. She seems to be drinking but is eating only a little. I have 2 other Barred Rock hens and they seem fine. Peep (the "sick" one) doesn't look thin and has all her color, but she has been acting a little off, nothing major just kind of standing around and pecking the ground a little bit. This is my first year for chickens and I'm not really sure if she'll just clear up or there is something I should be doing. Its getting cold and rainy, so I'm not sure if that's part of the problem either.
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    I'm sorry to hear about your sick hen. I would post about her in the Emergencies section of the forums: Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures Hopefully, members there can help.

    Good luck!
     
  3. Kelli Michele

    Kelli Michele Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sounds like she could have coccidiosis. However you should post this in our emergency section for more help with this. BantamLover has left you with the link.

    I hope you can get her healed up soon! [​IMG]
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Good luck with your bird![​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please do post in the e/r section. If it is cocci, it can bring a bird down fast.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    I'm sorry to hear about your bird! Definitely post in the Emergencies section.
     
  8. Kelli Michele

    Kelli Michele Out Of The Brooder

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    I've posted this in the correct section. Thanks for the help, I'm a first timer, wrong section, oops!
     

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