1 week old chick with loose poop

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kristip, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. kristip

    kristip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My one week old (this past Sunday) EE has had a dirty bottom that I was cleaning up with the wet towel and had looked good for a day or two, but now she is having loose poops. Should I be concerned? Seems alert, eating and drinking and picking on the other chick per normal.
    Anything I can do? Just noticed it today.
     
  2. babyrnlc

    babyrnlc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it brown and smelly. It may be cecal droppings. That freaked me out the first time I saw it. Do a search on here for fecal droppings.
     
  3. kristip

    kristip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else have thoughts.

    It seems to happen daily at least once, some are good firm poops but a few times a day she has these runny poop that look like mud or chocolate pudding. Stinky too. Any thoughts?
     
  4. babyrnlc

    babyrnlc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It really sounds like cecal stool. They do it every 8 stools or so. It is like brown pudding and smelly.
     

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