Foamy poop and dead pullet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickens r life, Jul 23, 2016.

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    chickens r life Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been gone for 4 weeks and a friend has been feeding and watering my chickens. While I was gone I was told one of my pullets had died. My friend that was watching my chickens buried her before I had a chance to see the corpse. I was wondering if the cause of death could be from worms? I noticed before I left that some of my chickens had foamy poop and now it is a lot worse. Does it look like worms or coccidiosis?
     
  2. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    yellow foamy poop could be due to coccidiosis or histomoniasis.
    what color is the worsening foamy poop? do you see any blood in it?
    How old are your pullets?
     
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    chickens r life Chillin' With My Peeps

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    18 of them are a year old and I had 2 pullets but now I have 1. There is no blood in any of the poop.
     
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    chickens r life Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today I found long skinny iridescent worms in a dropping. Does anyone know what kind of worm this could be?
     
  6. Wyorp Rock

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    Can you take a fecal sample to your vet to have a fecal float test performed? They will be able to identify which worm it is.

    Here's two de-wormers that work for most worms common in chickens - Valbazen 1/2 ml orally and then repeated in 10 days for each chicken or Fenbendazole (Safeguard, Panacur) at 1/4 ml per pound for 5 days in a row.

    More worm info:
    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2015/11/control-treatment-of-worms-in-chickens.html
    http://parasitipedia.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2655&Itemid=2933
     

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