Hen With Yellow Discharge And Diarrhea

Determining an illness or disease by a hens droppings can be difficult, but the droppings can be a tell tale sign that a hen is not well.

I received an email from one of my readers asking about a hen having yellow discharge and diarrhea.

I have a hen with a yellow discharge and diorrhea. She is quiet, not eating or drinking. Can anyone help me diagnose the problem? Gail

Hi Gail,

I found an excellent site that goes through what the illness may be due to colour of
droppings.
http://happyhenhouse.proboards43.com/index.cgi?board=poop&action=display&thread=6492

It could be coccidiosis http://farmingfriends.com/coccidiosis-in-chickens/ I have read
that cider vinegar and milk can help if it is coccidiosis.
http://farmingfriends.com/does-cider-apple-vinegar-help-prevent-or-cure-coccidiosis/
http://farmingfriends.com/using-milk-to-treat-coccidiosis/

Hope your hen gets better.

Let me know how she gets on.
Kind regards

Sara @ farmingfriends

Let me know if you have come across this in hens before and what you did to help make the hen better.

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