Orange Diarrhoea?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by eas2, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. eas2

    eas2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi...I am new to this forum.
    I recently bought 10 new chickens (point of lay)...1 chicken has a cough? though is eating & otherwise seems healthy...some of the others have orange coloured diarrhoea...can anyone help with diagnosis...they are all otherwise acting like healthy chickens....thanks
    Anne
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Hi and welcome to BYC.
    By orange colored, could you possibly mean rust colored (runny and looks like melted chocolate)? That would be ceceal poo and is entirely normal.
    Here's a guide with pics that should help you:

    http://chat.allotment.org.uk/index.php?topic=17568.0
     
  3. eas2

    eas2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much for the link...thats exactly it...what a relief.
    Any ideas on the one with a cough [​IMG]
     

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