am i giving to much to much greens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by fastdraw7, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. fastdraw7

    fastdraw7 New Egg

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    i am giving my chickens lettuce and kale at least twice a day and noticed a texture in their poo am i over doing it?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Greens will give them looser stools and even diarrhea if you offer them up too much. Greens are very high in fiber. Try to keep the greens down to what ever they can clean up in 10 or 15 mins and only once a day. Certain foods can also turn their poop colors like blueberries and red berries!

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  4. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have ya here [​IMG]
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! x2 on the Managing Your Flock forum :)
     
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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - why not just cut the greens amount by 50 %?
     
  7. fastdraw7

    fastdraw7 New Egg

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    alright ill try it
     
  8. fastdraw7

    fastdraw7 New Egg

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    thanks
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     

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