ONLY ONE PROBLEM WITH PERKY I KNOW OF: WATERY POO!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by d.k, Oct 10, 2008.

  1. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * She's been in iso a week, and I think it must be parasite related. The clear part of the poo was like clear mucus before worming with Ivermectin; Now it's gone straight watery. I can re-worm her and add a little clay to her food. . . . What do ya'll think?? Expert Insight Especially Appeciated (E.I.E.A.)
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Is she eating? If her poo is just watery, it sounds like she is drinking but not eating.
     
  3. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * Yes, she eats-- not as much as Chook (6oz a day), but just about half that. She's a very delicate eater, though. nibble, nibble, nibble. Seems weird after Chook who dives in face first and will take seconds, too, if I offer. She's not at all underweight though.
     
  4. hippichick

    hippichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure, but maybe someone with more knowledge will help. Chicken poop always confuses me. Is it normal, Is it not normal? AAgghhh!! Good luck!

    Paula
     
  5. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    How old is she? How is her egglaying if old enough?

    How does her crop feel?

    How does her abdomen feel?
     
  6. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * 1-1/2 years, according to her previous owner. Eggs are fine, though pointy and shell is already thicker now on oyster shell in addition to layer, crop is fine, abdomen seems fine, too-- Though I have little experience with that. I have been blending her food brand with what I serve Chook to get them on the same page, but she came to me with the clear stuff already happening. Consistancy change with Ivermectin is the only change.
     
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  7. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    It sounds like you are doing eveything you can short of taking her to a vet.

    To entice her to eat more, I would give her whatever she will eat. I have rolled watermelon pieces in crumble before for a sick duck.
     
  8. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * Will do. Think I should do a second dose of Ivermec??
     
  9. DuckLady

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    I wouldn't. You don't want to overdose her.
     

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