Is this poop normal?

Cryss

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I would say that poop is not normal. Is this an ongoing thing or was it just one time?
Not sure. I've had a bit of a personal medical issue over the last week and a half so family has helped occasionally and I may have missed seeing prior to this with my mind being elsewhere.

It could be time to get out the worming meds.
Ok, so if this is worms I probably need to treat everyone. Would this include the 9(ish) week olds that are in the dog cage which is inside the coop for separation introductions? And what medicine should I be picking up?
 

Cryss

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I would say worms or coccidiosis. How many birds do you have?
I have 8 birds of laying age and 6 that are about 9 or 10 weeks old. What should I be looking for to decide which it is? They all seem healthy and happy. I just noticed this while scooping morning poop boards.
 

Cryss

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I have 4 hens 2 years old. I have 4 laying pullets less than a year old. I have 6 young pullets about 9 or 10 weeks old that I brought home 2 weeks ago. They are still separated from adults for see-no-touch introduction. I have 1 rooster in a separate coop with see-no-touch setup. Every chicken I have came from the same breeder. I can't tell who the poop came from. Vet is a bit of a trip to get to and I only have a vehicle available once a week. The vet doesn't do chickens but I might be able to ask him to do a float except hubby was sweet today and let me sleep in and cleaned up the poop boards. Do I treat for both if I can't get a fecal float? I have corid on hand, never been opened. I'm about to go get either
Valbazen (albendazole 113.6 mg/ml) or Safeguard for goats. Advice please?
 

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I have 4 hens 2 years old. I have 4 laying pullets less than a year old. I have 6 young pullets about 9 or 10 weeks old that I brought home 2 weeks ago. They are still separated from adults for see-no-touch introduction. I have 1 rooster in a separate coop with see-no-touch setup. Every chicken I have came from the same breeder. I can't tell who the poop came from. Vet is a bit of a trip to get to and I only have a vehicle available once a week. The vet doesn't do chickens but I might be able to ask him to do a float except hubby was sweet today and let me sleep in and cleaned up the poop boards. Do I treat for both if I can't get a fecal float? I have corid on hand, never been opened. I'm about to go get either
Valbazen (albendazole 113.6 mg/ml) or Safeguard for goats. Advice please?
If I were going to treat, I would do both - treat for Coccidiosis and Worms.

Valbazen is a bit more expensive, but you only have to dose 2 times (once, then repeat in 10 days). With Safeguard I would dose for 5 days in a row. Both are good dewormers.
Sometimes the "ease" of dosing may make the choice easier to make?
 

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I don’t see any worms in the picture, just squiggly looking urates and bloody poo, but since you have 9 week old and older birds, I would alao treat for coccidiosis with Corid, and worm with Valbazen.
 
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