Fecal and cecal for float test?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DelBlueHen, Apr 9, 2017.

  1. DelBlueHen

    DelBlueHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all. My title is pretty much my question. When taking a sample to the vet, do I collect fecal, cecal or both? I took a fecal sample for a float test and I'm wondering whether a cecal sample would show the same results, or whether the cecal together with the fecal would give the vet more information.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I would take both if possible, but you may need to crate the chicken possibly since cecal poops only occur every so often, possibly every 8-10 times.
     
  3. DelBlueHen

    DelBlueHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks! [​IMG]
     

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