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teal green poop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sommersmj, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. sommersmj

    sommersmj New Egg

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    :rolleyes:What causes chicken poop to turn teal green? One hen had it for two days and then it changed to bloody diarhea. Now the others are getting it. I have them on tetracycline hydrochloride. I think it is helping, but I am not sure what caused it and how to prevent it from occuring again.
    Believe me there is nothing scarier than seeing your hens bleeding from the hiney!
    In retrospect, I also noticed that the shells were getting lighter in color and now they are not laying at all.
    ANY hints and advice are greatly appreciated! Thank you [​IMG] even!
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Teal green poop would usually indicate bile; for some reason their liver is not working properly. I think a vet visit is needed.
     
  3. sommersmj

    sommersmj New Egg

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    Would it happen to all of them in the same week?
     
  4. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    if it is a liver problem and all of them got it at once, then I would look for poison possibilities.

    meri
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Yes, I would say either a toxin, or some contagious illness that is affecting the liver.
     

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