Help- pullet with bloody stool

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Familyfarm898, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. Familyfarm898

    Familyfarm898 In the Brooder

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    Hi,
    One of my pullets is pooping a lot of bright red blood. It looks like a blood clot. I just put the one that I think it might be in her own crate to see if it’s her. Our coop is about 2 days away from completion so they’ve had very little time ourside. To my knowledge, there has been no trauma. Could this be a parasite from the breeder?
    Thanks,
    Catherine
     
  2. Wolfefarmyard

    Wolfefarmyard Crowing

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    I’d pick up some corid asap!
     
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  3. Eggcessive

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    How old is the pullet? Depending on the age, coccidiosis is something that may cause blood in the droppings or diarrhea with mucus. Corid or amprollium, sold at many farm and feed stores can treat coccidiosis in the cattle medicines. Dosage is 10 ml (2tsp) of the liquid Corid in each gallon of water for 5-7 days. Coccidiosis may also cause lethargy, poor appetite, weakness, hunching or puffing up, as well as runny droppings. Make sure the bedding is dry and clean, and that no poop is getting into feeders or waterers by raising them to shoulder height.
     
  4. RhodeIslandRed5

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    This can be bought at Tractor Supply.
     
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  6. Eggcessive

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    Dosage of the powder is 1 1/2 tsp of the powder per gallon. To make a concentrated drench equal to to undiluted liquid Corid, add 1 1/2 tsp to 10 ml or 2 tsp of water and mix well. You may give several drops of the drench twice a day to give her a jumpstart.
     
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  7. Familyfarm898

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    Thank you! I gave her the water with it mixed in tonight. Actually I gave it to all my chickens. I’ll give her the concentrate in the morning.
     
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  8. Eggcessive

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    It is safe to treat all the chickens as the only source of water
     
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