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Diarrhea in 1 week old chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by attleborosilkie, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. attleborosilkie

    attleborosilkie Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,

    I just noticed one of my 1 week old baby chicks has very watery (clear) with a little brown poop. The other 11 chicks seem fine. She's acting fine and I don't notice anything out of the ordinary. The are on organic starter feed (non-medicated) and tap water. Do I need to worry? Is there anything specific I can do to help her? Thanks
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    She may just be drinking a lot of water. Keep an eye on her in case she gets lethargic or stops eating. What is your brooder temperature?
     

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