Help find what is wrong with pea suddenly watery white stool & not energetic.

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  1. Tootsie

    Tootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are 2 pictures of the stool he happened to do about an hour ago which are only a few inches wide if that. I noticed today Peatree my 1 1/2 year old peacock laying around as opposed to flying around or being his nosey self. I hear an occasional noise like he may have a little congestion. I can look up his worming schedule but wanted to get this up right away.

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  2. Yoda

    Yoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The white in the poop is his urine. He seems to be drinking more and not eating much. Could be worms. Can you catch him and listen to his breathing and see if it is raspy or gurgling? Also feel his breast area and see if it is thin? If he sounds congested you can give him an antibiotic. Can you get your hands on Tylan 200 or tylan 50?
     
  3. Tootsie

    Tootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I already had him once tonight so I don't want to do it again tonight as he got stressed and gave him an antibiotic and did hear the noises you mention but not severe and not all the time. He did not feel thin and is pretty strong but will check again next time I get him. No other signs of respiratory distress at all. He did stay out one or two nights not in a row about a week ago in a tree and it is cold here in NJ.

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    piperazine last on 1/25, also 10/9 & 11/24.
    Safeguard 2/12-14 & 2/24-25,
    Amprol 11/27-12/4 & just started 2/27-present now in his group.

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  4. Tootsie

    Tootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are the doses on those I may have both of them but it is very hard getting to pick him up and I have no helpers.
     
  5. thatchickenlady

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    Sounds like maybe an infection of some kind with the noise you mentioned hearing. It's always really hard to know cause in cases like this...
     
  6. Dany12

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  7. Yoda

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    Blackhead has yellow in the poop and some blood in it too. I don't see it in the pictures you posted. You can get fish zole (Metronidazole 250 MG) give 3 crushed tablets to 1 gallon of water. You can crush them between two spoons. This type of Metro is easiest cause it dissolves in water and it cures Blackhead. Tylan 200 I give mine 1.5 cc/ml injected just under the skin at the base of the neck by gently pulling the feathers upward and inserting the needle into the skin at the base of the feathers your pulling, but not too far in. Tylan for respiratory infections
     
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  8. Tootsie

    Tootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There was no yellow or blood just white poop as shown so far. I have the meds for blackhead. Will it help with the respiratory noises too? I am about to fill the waterers now so I will put it right in.
    Appreciate any additional input he is my buddy, he thinks he is a chicken as my araucana hen Telah hatched and raised him and they usually free range during day but as I said there were a few nights he stayed in a tree and did not come in for lock down. I will try & keep them in today and watch him. Is the tylan just one day I do have some on hand but I don't want to attempt the shot until I have a helper. What size needle do you advise for this? Thanks.
     
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  9. casportpony

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  10. casportpony

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    IMO that poop looks like it has a yellow tint to it, which always means blackhead at my place. The treatment for blackhead is no less than 30mg/kg by mouth once a day for five days, but I give adults one whole pill once or twice a day. My vet has also advised me to worm with Safeguard at .5ml per 2.2 pounds (50mg/kg), which is 2ml for a full sized hen and 3ml for a full sized male. Any less Safeguard is probably ineffective against the cecal worm. Safeguard *can* be given with metronidazole! Do NOT give metronidazole in water as it has a very bad taste and they probably won't drink enough.

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