My chick had a tiny red thing in poop

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  1. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chick pooped on me (of course) and I noticed that her poop had a lot of white in it, and it had a squishy little red thing. I don't know if I should be worried. This is part of it.
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    She/he is approximately 4 weeks old.
     
  2. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Click the image to enlarge it. Thanks!
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     
  5. Rock Home Isle

    Rock Home Isle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it ever looks like this...then you can start to worry.
     
  6. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope I never have to worry about that. Thank you!
     
  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    What and where was this? Prognosis/treatment?
     
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  9. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Oh, OK..... yep, chicken chick has some good info, am very familiar with it.
    Thought maybe it was your experience, and wondered about the details of the incidence.
     
  10. Rock Home Isle

    Rock Home Isle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Knock on wood.

    I have been very fortunate and have not had major issues with disease. The worst happened a few years ago when I got a trio of started pullets to act as replacements for those in my flock that had started going out of production, as compared to their previous year's performance.

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    Shortly after bringing those started birds into my flock, I lost two of my best layers, a third bird I was going to cull anyway, and one of the started birds. The birds became lethargic, they stopped grazing and would just separate themselves from the other birds. Shortly after this they would die.

    I no longer use started birds, all my birds are raised by me from day old chicks. Seems I always have these little irritations when I bring in birds from other people. I haven't had an issue since, and I don't buy started birds anymore.
     
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