Pasting in 7 month old pullet?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gaillardia, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. gaillardia

    gaillardia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 7 month old EE pullet has poo on her feathers near her vent. One poop will be normal looking, then the next is a brown puddle. She is eating, very active, and still producing eggs, but the eggs have brown stuff on them that look like dirt (dry and dusty). How do I know what is normal fluctuations in intestinal health, and when I have a problem? I looked in a chicken health book and there were a million diseases that cause loose stools.

    The books also say to look at comb color, but I think her comb has always been pinker and lighter than my other breeds. She is the only EE I have, so I can't compare color.

    Any advice?
     
  2. X2Farm

    X2Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. gaillardia

    gaillardia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well, that was totally awesome and incredibly helpful. I will do a little more analysis, but I'm thinking her poo is in the normal range. Thanks so much!
     

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