baby chick with diarreha

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bigbird, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. bigbird

    bigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 7 baby chicks that eat the same thing and came from the same hatchery. One of them has diarreha. Any idea what could be causing this? Also, any natural foods I can give it to help it stop? Thanks
     
  2. dawg53

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    If the diarrhea is constant and you have them on medicated chick starter, switch to non medicated chick starter. I dont recommend any other types of feed or human food to chicks since their innards are developing and growing.
     
  3. Aeropennchick

    Aeropennchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you know that one out of every 8 to 10 chicken poops is a yellow loose one called a ceacal poop? I thought something was wrong with one of my chicks too when I first got them, but then someone showed me this poop chart:

    http://www.chat.allotment.org.uk/index.php?topic=17568.0

    I hope it's only a ceacal poop!
     
  4. kmatt87

    kmatt87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have the same situation going on. 2 of my 7 have it and all stuff has been the same.
    i thought i read something about it being caused by the brooder being too hot??
     

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