Disease w/intestines coming out - Anyone know?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cochin44, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. cochin44

    cochin44 Songster

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    Chicks about 3-6 weeks old, intestines coming out right before death or right after.
    Other symptoms are diarrhea caking up below vent, and chicks pecking at it.
    I looked up infectious bursal disease and it sounds just like it, but there is no mention of
    intestines coming out. I'm thinking the whole gang will get wiped out cause I lose
    a couple here and a couple there for the last 2 weeks.
     
  2. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    Theres only one thread on all of byc with similar problems. That means this must be REALLY rare.

    ON BYC They Said things such as yeast infections,overcrowding. I like your idea better, and would treat for it.

    Heres the thread anyways, maybe it will help some.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=4422228

    Goodluck
     

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