chicken with runny poo - what does that mean?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ELOISEtheCHICKEN, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. ELOISEtheCHICKEN

    ELOISEtheCHICKEN Out Of The Brooder

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    I noticed one or two of my chickens seem to have runny poo. It has been really hot. Can it be because they are drinking extra water?
     
  2. nnbreeder

    nnbreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heat stress is the most likely cause but keep an eye on them for other symptoms or things that just don't seem right.
     
  3. ELOISEtheCHICKEN

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    OK thanks. I kind of figured all the extra water they were drinking could cause it.
     
  4. sammi

    sammi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do the droppings have any red or pink?
    any odd color?

    give electrolytes in drinking water..but since it's hot and they are drinking more..give a weaker solution..and change daily..don't set water in the sun.
     
  5. ELOISEtheCHICKEN

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    No the droppings are not a funny color, they look normal except for consistancy
     

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