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Projectile Diarrhea?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ttrjpbcz, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. ttrjpbcz

    ttrjpbcz Songster

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    We have one baby chick (about a month old) with the worst diarrhea....

    What can we do and what causes this?

    Thanks!
    Tonia
     
  2. What is your bird receiving as food?
    Some treats can precipitate trouble...
     
  3. ttrjpbcz

    ttrjpbcz Songster

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    starter feed, but we do give them fruits and veggies and bread sometimes too! Could that do it?
     
  4. AllChookUp

    AllChookUp Will Shut Up for Chocolate

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    Certain fruits seem to do that, especially watermelon and some berries.

    BTW, the title you gave your thread sure creates a specific mental picture. Maybe a bit TOO graphic... [​IMG]


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  5. ttrjpbcz

    ttrjpbcz Songster

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    Sorry about the graphic title, but this really isn't ordinary runny bm.......I have never seen anything like it and I have 6 kids!! :eek:
     
  6. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Would "Hershey squirts" have been a better title?
     
  7. ttrjpbcz

    ttrjpbcz Songster

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    HAHAHAHA:lol:

    Wouldn't come close to describing what I saw though!!
    [​IMG]
     
  8. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    I'm in the land of coffee. I see "Hershey squirts" all the time! This is exactly what I imagined:
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  9. ttrjpbcz

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    I am hysterical over here!! That would smell a heck of a lot better though!!!
     
  10. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Dont give treats at that age. Try a very small amount of dried chopped up Oatmeal with the starter feed. Could this chick maybe have Cocci? What color is poop?
     

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