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Poop Normal? Pictures attached

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Fancypants1, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. Fancypants1

    Fancypants1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just got this pullet from a poultry show on Saturday. She is not eating any pellets just scratch. She is drinking water normally. She is isolated in our basement until I know she is not sick. Does her poop look normal??? She also has a very strange smell to her. Not a bad smell, it's hard to describe. Not a rotting smell just a funky, musty smell.

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  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Do all of her poops have the red stuff? Can you take a poop sample to the vet and have it checked for worm eggs and coccidiosis?

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    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    That chart says this is normal:
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    The feedstore I go to had six with poop like this, three of them died, so I asked for their bodies and sent them to UC Davis for necropsies and the necropsy report stated they all three died from severe coccidiosis, so clearly this was not normal. [​IMG]

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  6. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not quite, the chart says as a one time thing those are fine, multiple times is always a different story, it's like getting a shelless egg, it's not an indication of something else unless you have many shelless eggs.
     
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  8. Fancypants1

    Fancypants1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to have someone come out and run a full blood test on her just to be safe. Not all her poop has the red stuff. She is only eating scratch right now, not touching the pellets even when I mix them in.
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    A fecal will be much less expensive. [​IMG] Try making a mash with the pellets and see if she'll eat that.

    -Kathy
     
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