Redish poo

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by moodlymoo, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. moodlymoo

    moodlymoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 23, 2011
    Portland OR
    Someone in my flock has reddish poo, I dont know who and nobody acts sick. They have been free ranging for a while and I gave them some pumpkin the other day, crickets from the pet store, and meal worms. Would a dose of sulmet in the water possibly help knock this out?
  2. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 10, 2009
    Central PA
    I wouldn't treat with antibiotics unless I knew my chickens had a bacterial infection and I knew which antibiotic was the right one for their particular infection. Could be their poop is perfectly normal. While they free range could they have eaten some berries or something else that could have colored their droppings? Could also be shed intestinal lining, which is perfectly normal. Have you compared their poop to the pictures in the poop chart?
    Last edited: Oct 31, 2011
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida

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