I think my new chicks have worms up date 6/21

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bikergirl, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. bikergirl

    bikergirl Songster

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    I got 4 chicks from craigslist about 1 week old or so. One looked like it had pasty butt, I want to wash it off and it wasn't hard like pasty butt. . . [​IMG]
    What is it and what can I do for it??? I now only have 3 chicks

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    Last edited: Jun 21, 2009
  2. johnwilly1962

    johnwilly1962 In the Brooder

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    I think one of the first questions people are going to ask is "What are you feeding them?" Looks like there is extra stuff in the poo?????
     
  3. bikergirl

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    I only feed Med Chick Start . . . been down that road [​IMG] I got them on Tu. I dont know what they where eating B4 that. They did not look sicks when I got them, I wouldn't knowly get a sick chick.
     
  4. Looks normal to me. Are they acting sick? Typically a chick that young won't have worms. Keep watching to see what their other poop looks like. That looks like cecal poop from a new baby!

    Good luck and post if they are showing any signs of being sick.

    Enjoy those chicks!
     
  5. bikergirl

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    Ok so maybe they dont have worms but somthing is seriously worng with them! I came home today and 2 more have died! Now I only have 1 [​IMG]
     
  6. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Oh, bikergirl, I'm so sorry to hear this! The poop looks normal. Was the craigslist source reputable? Could they have been infected with something? That's all I can think.
     
  7. bikergirl

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    I think I know what is going on. . . I think they are shiped chicks I got them them a day or to after they came in.
     

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