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Possible blood chicks poop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HeatherTheMommy, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im not totally sure if its blood but id like to treat all 7 chicks and the adoptive morher silkie. What can i get from tractor supply that cold treat coccidiosis??? That wont cost an arm and a leg -_-
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Corid, a brand of amprollium is usually available in powder packets there. Dosage is 1 1/2 tsp per gallon for 5 days. After finishing treatment give them several days of vitamins in their water with some probiotic plain yogurt in food. Can you post a picture of their droppings. Are any acting lethargic or hunched and not eating?
     
  3. Sony57

    Sony57 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello Heather,


    I think I spent about $25 on the powder and, from what I have read, it should be safe to treat everyone in the flock with.
     
  4. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Everyone is acting totally normal. Running around jumping on mama (my silkie) and eating and drinking. Im going to go check on them again and see if I find anymote abnormal droppings. Will take a picture if i see any.
     
  5. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didnt see any abnormal poops but one chickie had some poop on its butt like it had a wet poop and it dripped down. Everyone was active and happy with mama tho
     
  6. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Did you decide not to treat for cocci? Valleyvet.com and Jefferspet,com have Corid for $17-18, but after shipping it is $25.
     
  7. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went and got some today. Should i just treat now or wait and see if i see anymore questionable poo?
     
  8. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poopy butt
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  9. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should i treat for coccidiosis?
     
  10. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I would clean off the vent area with warm water and a bit of soap. If any chicks are showing lethargy, not eating, hunched or puffed up posture, or runny droppings with mucus or blood, then yes, I would treat for coccidiosis. All chicks will be exposed to coccidia in order to build up immunity to it. Those that get a big exposure may get the disease. Read this article:
    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/12/coccidiosis-what-backyard-chicken.html
     

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