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Black diarrhea Help

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Ally2u4me, Apr 6, 2017.

  1. Ally2u4me

    Ally2u4me In the Brooder

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    I had to change my duck food from 24% to 20% because only feed store we have was out the 24%.... Now one of my ducks has really bad black tary diarrhea.... They do free range during the day outside when i'm home.... They around 5 weeks old....
     

  2. That does sound like it was caused from free ranging....Keep an eye on it...When they free range the poop can look pretty strange sometimes....Provide water stations for them as they free range...

    Best wishes...:)


    Cheers!
     
  3. Ally2u4me

    Ally2u4me In the Brooder

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    I call vet... Wanting on vet tech to call me back... They said it might be food change...
     
  4. Krazyquilts

    Krazyquilts Songster Premium Member

    Whenever my ducks have spent a lot of time "helping" in the garden beds, their poop is always black from all the delicious dirt they eat. Could your ducks have gotten into some fresh dirt?
     
  5. Ally2u4me

    Ally2u4me In the Brooder

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    Yes they where outside all day free roming
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    That's it then. Amazing the color poop they can come up with. lol or should say come out with
     
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2017
  7. Ally2u4me

    Ally2u4me In the Brooder

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    Its smelly... I did change there food
     

  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    What they eat isn't much different in what we eat in how it affect the digestive trac. We can be pretty smelly to at times too.
     
  9. Yes, like I suggested it is caused from free ranging.....I do not believe its from the feed change...;)


    Cheers!
     
  10. Krazyquilts

    Krazyquilts Songster Premium Member


    :yuckyuck
     

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