Much ado about poo- Sick D'uccle?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by driftlessgirl, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. driftlessgirl

    driftlessgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 -1.5wk old bantam d'uccles. One started looking kinda run down about 3 days ago, looking sleepy, peeping, eyes closed alot. Thought it was just larger chicks running them over and beating them to food etc so I separated them to their own box. I came back a bit later and noticed one had made a dark wine colored poo. Started giving electrolyte amd probiotic since it seemed to still be eating and drinking. The chick seemed to perk up by the next day. I have not seen any more dark wine colored poos since that day. It seemed fine yesterday but still peeps alot. I thought maybe it was lonesome or cold so I wrapped it in a washcloth and carried it in my pocket while I did housework. Today it seems ok but I found some light pink tinged poo??? The chick doesnt seem run down or anything. Its eating and drinking as far as I can see. Am I worrying for nothing or is this coccidiosis or something bad?

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  2. room onthebroom

    room onthebroom Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you have a heat lamp on them?
     
  3. driftlessgirl

    driftlessgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes. We have the chicks all in our basement at the moment with heat lamps. I just brought them upstairs to a window to get better pictures of the stool. They seem to be enjoying a little sunlight.
     
  4. driftlessgirl

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    Anyone have any ideas on the stool?

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