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  1. NatJ

    Starved chicks... one dead and one with enlarged crop!!

    Suggestion: put a bit of grit in a bowl or cup, then add water and see whether the water turns red. (Don't give it to the chicks, just look at it.) Someone in the thread said they'd seen grit that was dyed red, and if the grit was red it could make red on the poop. It's easy to test, and might...
  2. NatJ

    Starved chicks... one dead and one with enlarged crop!!

    Just a thought for the future: if you want to put electrolytes and vitamins in the water, maybe provide a second waterer with plain water. Sometimes chickens do a really good job of choosing the right option for themselves, if we give them a choice. (For now, plain water only. That's an idea...
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