sick pullet

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  1. grama bailey

    grama bailey Out Of The Brooder

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    hi, I am grama bailey and 2 months ago i got 12 turkins and 6 polish and now all of a sudden one of them (dont know which) had bright red blood on their stool,can anybody give me some ideas?they were not medicated at hatching but had 2 weeks of medicated chick starter.my email is [email protected]
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Blood in the stool at her age is most likely a sign of Coccidiosis. One of my pullets had it, and I read that it is best to treat the whole flock with Corid. My pullet recovered, by the way.

    Here are a couple of links:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/517234/medical-treatments-recommended-by-bycers#post_6580204 (Half way down you will find the section on Coccidiosis, but this is a helpful link to bookmark for future reference.

    Here is another link with info: https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/coccidosis-collection-by-danielle
     

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