need advice- could it be coccidiosis?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by vtsarahb, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. vtsarahb

    vtsarahb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got 16 1-week old pullets in the brooder, and just this morning I noticed a frothy caramel-colored poo in there....[​IMG] the other poo all looks normal. All of my birds seem healthy, all eating and drinking, and none of them are acting strange. They have all been on medicated starter since day 1 (that is all they get, no treats yet). Could this be coccidiosis? If so, should I treat all of them? Or could it be just a cecal poo? I am new to chickens so I'm not sure what to do.... (or what a cecal poo looks like, exactly)
     
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  2. Fancie

    Fancie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was looking for an answer to this myself..... anyone?
     
  3. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    sounds like cecal not cocci, cocci causes bloody poo
     

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