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would this concern you?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dsp, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. dsp

    dsp Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is the picture of the poo I find from one of my young hen- about 3 months old... I have been seeing this for a week or two-- have not treated because the birds are otherwise healthy acting- eating/drinking/ active... but I still can't help but worry.... any ideas?? thank you



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  2. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks to me like the shedding of intestinal lining, which is perfectly normal. Especially if you have been seeing it for a couple of weeks, and no one is acting sick, i don't think it's a sign of anything except normalcy. [​IMG]
     
  3. dsp

    dsp Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your input... Thats what I was thinking...but it seems to happen at least once a day- so I started getting worried about cocci - but everything I read says birds will look sick and mine are as active and healthy looking as ever? Could this just be a temporary normal thing while the chicken is growing?
     
  4. oesdog

    oesdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2 - It looks perfectly normal to me. I just looked up loads of chicken poo to help one of my chicks. - yeah I know I've completely lost my mind! Anyhow it does look like its normal so don;t worry!!!!!!

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  5. harewizard

    harewizard Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. dsp

    dsp Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your input! [​IMG]
     

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