Diarrhea across the whole flock?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Dudu, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. Dudu

    Dudu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since I am NEW to chickens I have a silly question, but as I'm a worry wart I thought I'd better ask.

    I've noticed in the past few days that there's a lot more yellowish runny poop in our yard than usual. It's not like the yard is covered with it, but I noticed it more than usually. Even the three house babies have it in their cage, and the one in the house right now with problematic legs.

    In the past few days our weather has changed drastically from sunny and warm (78 F?) to rather cool (64 F? 18 C at night) and it's been very, VERY windy.

    Could this be a possible cause?

    I know there's not enough information but truly we haven't changed anything lately, just been giving them yummies (tomatoes, cabbage) as before (maybe a little more cabbage this time around) but if I remember correctly, the poop was already there before we handed out our weekly box of yummies to them. (Dang, don't you wish you could remember such details sometimes...)
     
  2. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Dudu

    Dudu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks a lot!
    Yes, that's what it looks like indeed. I was just surprised to see more of the mustard colour stuff than usual. Then again maybe I'm paranoid already, LOL, with all the things going on.

    Thanks so much for the reply.
     
  4. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Quote:It's always good to be paranoid. Better safe then sorry. Very good being observant. [​IMG]

    Sending daily healthy vibes to your flock your way.
     
  5. Dudu

    Dudu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks a lot for the words of encouragement!

    And I love your avatar line there... About reducing and recycling... That's what we're trying to get going also.
     

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