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How to Diagnose and Treat Chicken Diarrhea Through Droppings

How to Diagnose and Treat Chicken Diarrhea Through Droppings

Poultry
How to diagnose and treat chicken diseases is the most common question chicken farmers are asking on daily basis. Raising chickens is a challenging task, especially for those who are not experienced enough around chickens. There are many types of chicken intestinal and digestive infections like diarrhea, salmonellosis, avian malaria, pasteurellosis, worm infestations, and the deadliest and most common coccidiosis. These diseases can be diagnosed by examining their droppings (chicken waste/manure), and their appearance especially their color. In this article, we will explore how to diagnose these diseases and recommend some drugs to treat chickens. When the droppings are wet with some bloodstains, it is highly likely that the chicken has bloody diarrhea or coccidiosis. If the dropp...