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  1. Tomfieldenloveshichickens

    Tomfieldenloveshichickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    One of my chickens looks ill. First about 1 month ago i took her to the vet because a piece of string had got itself wrapped around her toe, it was swollen. The got the piece of string of and gave her some disinfectant and gave her back to me. I kept her seperated for 3 days, checking for an infection but she didn't have one. The toe started shrinking and then stopped shrinking. Then one of my other chickens mysteriously died. She was fine but in the past week she has started to sit down ( she hasn't started laying yet) and there has been runny red blood in some poos, i think its hers. But today she had a bit of blood on her other toes and keeps staying in the coop. The other chickens stay in the coop as well.

    Thanks
     
  2. Clay Valley Farmer

    Clay Valley Farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bloody poop is often a red flag for cocci, worms are a possibility too. Lots of info on treating both.
     
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Sounds like cocci to me. Very easy and quick to treat, but do it fast. Cocci can be deadly if left too long. A quick course of Sulmet or Corid should take care of it.
     

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