6 day old chicks with diarhea

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Angie McMahan, Jan 23, 2018.

  1. Angie McMahan

    Angie McMahan Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys, my chicks are doing great. Eating and drinking, but I am noticing that a couple of them have caramel colored, liquid stools. What do I do? ACV?
     
  2. Lauren Kim

    Lauren Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very liquidy poop is normal. Chicks don’t pee, but their poop is mixed with their pee. Sorry for the info
     
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  3. Angie McMahan

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    I actually just looked at a poop chart and I am no longer worried! lol
     
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  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    It is helpful to give young chicks both a warm and a cool space. Judge their comfort by how much time they spend in each zone. sometimes pasted vent can come from being too hot or getting chilled.
    It never hurts to provide probiotics to baby chicks. Gro2Max is a good one.
     
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  5. Natanya

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    Sounds like ordinary cecal poop, it was alarming to me the first time I saw it too. I though my baby chicken had eaten something that had gone off.

    Nope, it's a perfectly normal kind of poop that chickens make, and it's absolutely disgusting. XD It's the worst part about chickens. Wonderful stinky little angels.
     
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