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mlky poop

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by treacle, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. treacle

    treacle New Egg

    Aug 12, 2015
    Fit and healthy chicken but lost weight and milky poo any ideas. Vet given her antibiotics improved but not back to normal
  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    A chicken that is loosing weight is not a healthy chicken. Did the vet say what he was treating her for? What antibiotic did he prescribe?
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :) Try posting in the "Emergencies/Diseases/Injuries and Cures" section.
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Have you wormed your birds recently? Liquidy poop with a lot of urates can mean an overloaded gut of worms. If you haven't done so recently, I would suggest some Safeguard Liquid Goat wormer. Depending on the size of your birds, 1/2 ml for standard large breeds, 1/4 ml for bantams. This is given orally down the throat via syringe, no needle. Give this once a day for 3 days. Repeat in 10 days. You can get this wormer at TSC in the horse section. I would suggest worming your birds once, twice or either three times a year.

    Good luck and I hope you can get them back to good health soon!
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    I hope your bird is better soon.
  6. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
  7. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Two Crows has given you good advice.
  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2013
    Midwest America
    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!


    Is your chicken doing any better?
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