Chicken newbies

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ncm58, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. ncm58

    ncm58 New Egg

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    We are new to raising chickens and have a couple questions. We have 4 barred plymouth rocks. We are in Maryland and the temps are in the mid 20's right now. Chicks are just starting to lay and one has very watery poop. Is this something we need to worry about or what can I feed to help her, if it is necessary? Also, one has been shaking her head to the right for about two weeks and coughs once in awhile. What's up with that? Do we need to do anything for it? I am all ears and appreciate any advise you can provide.
     
  2. gggalaxy

    gggalaxy New Egg

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    Don't worry too much about watery poop as long as it doesn't last longer that a few days. This has happened with my chickens and what I gave them was yogurt with live cultures. THis is very good for them and they love it! It totally regulated their stool. Do give them the purest yogurt not by products or chemicals or any low fat!
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, ncm58, and [​IMG]! Pleased you found us! Hope you get your chicken squared away. Good luck to you!
     
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    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. liz9910

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    [​IMG] x3 on sumi's advice. Good luck.
     
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