Runny poop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kkowa, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. kkowa

    kkowa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1) What type of bird , age and weight (does the chicken seem or feel lighter or thinner than the others.): Cockerel 4 months skinny
    2) What is the behavior, exactly. stomping feet and very watery poop
    3) How long has the bird been exhibiting symptoms? 2 weeks
    4) Are other birds exhibiting the same symptoms? no
    5) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma. no
    6) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation. nothing that I know of he has been outside in a coop with pine shavings for the cold weather being brought inside during very cold spills
    7) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all. is feed 3/4 chick starter and 1/4 feather fixer for the other birds to slowly change over. do not see him drink much
    8) How does the poop look? Normal? Bloody? Runny? etc. very runny with some normal poop within
    9) What has been the treatment you have administered so far? feeding breed and more solid food
    10 ) What is your intent as far as treatment? For example, do you want to treat completely yourself, or do you need help in stabilizing the bird til you can get to a vet? anything
    11) If you have a picture of the wound or condition, please post it. It may help.
    12) Describe the housing/bedding in use in the garage very ventilated with 2 other birds pine shavings

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  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Probably a good idea to worm with something like Safeguard or Valbazen. If you can, take him and/or a poop sample to a vet and have them check in under a scope for bacteria, yeast and parasites.

    -Kathy
     
  3. kkowa

    kkowa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks!
     

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