Pullet Has Runny Poops With Blood In Them

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by EasterEggersRULE, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. EasterEggersRULE

    EasterEggersRULE Chirping

    Dec 13, 2010
    South Texas
    At first i thought my rooster had bloody poops so i seperated them. Nope my pullet has the runs bad and there is a good amount of blood in them. She has acess to our entire back yard and everything in it but i could not find anything that would cause her to have bloody poops. She seems active and her comb and wattles are bright red and she is eating and drinking well. I added apple cider viniger into there water and i have valbazen (sorry if i miss spelled ! ) since i have never wormed before . Should i go ahead and worm her ?? I can try and post pics of the poops if it would help. There is like little dribbles of blood on top . She is eating half oatmeal and half layena with meal worms as treats.
    And her butt is clean no poopy feathers. And she is 11 months. I have tylan if that would do any good but i forgot the dosing.

  2. jh7192

    jh7192 In the Brooder

    Nov 18, 2010
    Taneytown MD
    A number of things come to mind in your bird's case. First, prior to worming, get a fecal sample to a veterinarian or a local diagnostic laboratory. Most states have such a laboratory. That way if the bird is wormy, you know which worms are present and can tailor the treament. Second, is the bird laying? Sometimes the egg is too large for the vagina and causes a rupture or partially prolapsed uterus.
    A third possibility is coccidiosis. If coccidiosis is the problem, you need a drug specific for cocci. Lastly, trauma is a possibility. Another bird pecked this birds rear end

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