Message Number: YG662 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-03-04 05:46:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Poop chart

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., Edward Lipinski <elipinski@j...>

> Yo Mike! (And others) Do you have any information on the black
> tarry feces characteristic of coccidiosis?

Thankfully, I have absolutely no experience with this parasite and
will have to defer the question to others more knowledgeable in this

> Can you (anybody) find out why black tarry feces is most always a
> precourser to ferret death?

I don't know that to be the case. I'm sure we will hear from plenty
of people who have experienced tarry stools from their ferret(me for
one) and whose ferret has not died.