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Graphic poop picture...need some help please

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by pagumby, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. pagumby

    pagumby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2013
    Hummelstown, PA
    I have 1 1/2 week old and 2 1/2 week old chicks. Tonight while letting them run around on the concrete floor, a few of them have funny poop. The first part of it is solid and the end part is brownish and getting a little runny. Is this the start of cocci? Therre are 4 different breeds and I haven't been able to catch the runny poop victims to find out who is doing it. The brooder is cleaned daily, fresh food and water and medicated feed. Any help on this is appreciated. I know I can loose them all if this is cocci and I want to be pro active and stop it if it is. Thanks ahead of time [​IMG][​IMG]
  2. Impress

    Impress Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2011
    Gray, TN
    Just looks like an intestinal lining poop to me. Totally normal.
  3. larsonll

    larsonll Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    West Georgia
    Looks normal
  4. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would say you have nothing to worry about =) my chicks AND adult chickens give this type of droppings regularly =)
  5. pagumby

    pagumby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2013
    Hummelstown, PA
    Thanks so much.
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2013

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