Hen pooping blood!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by brimjohnson, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. brimjohnson

    brimjohnson Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there. I have a light sussex hen that is about 7 months old. I let all my girls out of the coop this morning and noticed that she had pooped straight blood... so I cant really call it "poop". At first I was sort of hoping that it is normal and hopefully a sign that she is about to start laying since she hasnt yet. I "googled" it and couldnt find anything that supported that hope. She is not lethargic and is eating and drinking like normal. Please help. Could this possibly mean she is about to start laying or could she have a disease and if so what should i do? None of the other girls have had blood. Thank you.
     
  2. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hello & greetings from Kentucky!

    Please try posting your question in the Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures section right here at BYC. Here is the link below.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/10/emergencies-diseases-injuries-and-cures


    I hope she is ok and everything turns out fine. However one thing you might want to do is quarantine her away from your other chickens until you find out what the problem is.




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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Definitely try posting in the Emergencies section and good luck with her :thumbsup
     
  5. brimjohnson

    brimjohnson Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you guys so much! New to this site and had no idea where I was even posting lol. Great website thanks for having me!
     
  6. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi [​IMG] So glad you joined us!!![​IMG]Hope she is better.
     
  7. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i hope she gets better.
     
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, brimjohnson, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here. Sounds like you've already gotten some good advice. I wish you and your Sussex well!
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] hope your chicken gets better.
     

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