Chicken Diarrhea??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by s-kswenson, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. s-kswenson

    s-kswenson In the Brooder

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    One of my chickens is drinking lots of water and seems to have diarrhea because it is runny and everywhere. I know it sounds gross... but could you please help???
     

  2. thechxwhisperer

    thechxwhisperer Songster

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    Chickens pee, poop and lay eggs out of the same vent. Its great that your hens is drinking lots of water. She probably is just peeing a little more than often.
     
  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road 5 Years

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    When it's hot, they drink more water, and that is how they try to regulate their temperature.
     
  4. aldarita

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    All my chickens have very watery poop during the summer. I live in south Texas and it gets pretty hot. I cannot wait for summer to end so they can resume to their normal poop. I clean up their run and roosting boxes every day. Thank Goodness there is sweet PDZ around, I use it in the roosting boxes and scoop the big messes every morning. Just make sure they have plenty of fresh clean cold water at all times and they should be fine.
     

  5. Rocky Rhodes

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  6. Elexin

    Elexin In the Brooder

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    My hen was broody so every now and then we took her out of the coop so she could eat. She let out a rip if a fart and pooped everywhere. She's still here 5 weeks later and with 2 chicks. She improved when we gave her water.
     
  7. chickenlover432

    chickenlover432 Chirping

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    That sounds normal. Different chickens have different poops. My chickens have all had runny poop before, as I said, it's quite normal. If it looks like it has blood in it that's something you should worry about



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