Green Poo in baby turkey

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by newbie11, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. newbie11

    newbie11 Just Hatched

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    Ok, I've moved my little turkeys into the brooder but one of them has green poo today (it's day 2 in brooder)...I noticed that there also seems to be some dried poo on rear end. I used a Q-tip to wet it and get it all off....and lots more poop came out as I did this. It was white and yellow....now it's returned to the brooder and pooping green...should I be worried? This is my first hatch.
     
  2. TurksPoultry

    TurksPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should be very worried, that's Coccienda and you need to start a round of Corrid treatment immediately. You can buy Corrid or there's also an off brand slightly cheaper type both avalible at TSC.
     
  3. TurksPoultry

    TurksPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :hugs Newbie I'm glad you joined us for guidance! The fact u joined and posted may save their lives!
     
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  4. newbie11

    newbie11 Just Hatched

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    Thank you...so it's contagious?
     
  5. TurksPoultry

    TurksPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your welcome. It is contagious, but I wouldn't attempt quarantine among just a few littles because they probly have all been affected. I'm sure there are quite a few threads made to discuss this issue, and if u use the site Search feature you can find Way more info than I can give you. Best of luck with your littles!
     
  6. newbie11

    newbie11 Just Hatched

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    Ok, I have the corid...how much do I give them? It only gives me directions for cows??
     
  7. TurksPoultry

    TurksPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right it is a cattle med. U should give 'treatment doses' and I'm pretty sure it's one teaspoon per gal of water but research it, it's a very common issue. I've only had it twice but on both occasions that stuff makes the difference in life and death.
     

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