Diarrhea or not diarrhea?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Noobchick, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. Noobchick

    Noobchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I looked at the poop pic website and identified their poop as ceacal. But ever since I gave them vitamins to correct a vitamin defeciency, they seem to be passing ceacal poops way more often, about every other poop, depending on the bird.

    Is it possible I'm wrong and this is diarrhea caused by the vitamins?
     
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post the link to the poop pic website?

    thx


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  3. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That link is crap!!!...sorry I couldn't help myself!!! [​IMG] I'm too new to even take a guess.....best of luck!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That link is crap!!!...sorry I couldn't help myself!!! [​IMG]

    No need to apologize.

    I agree with you!

    I've never seen so much crap in all my life!! [​IMG]


    And . . . thanx, Noobchick, for the link. It's very helpful.


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  5. Noobchick

    Noobchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No helpful answers?? [​IMG]

    This morning my chickens feel like their breastbone is sticking out from skin and bones and theyre noticably lighter. I need help please.
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Are they eating/drinking? How old are they? The vitamins don't have iron in them do they? (polyvisol - NO iron)

    Also, if you give them too much fruit treats, like watermelon, it can affect their stools.
     
  7. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they?

    If they're young, I would ONLY feed the chick starter (no treats) since they need to grow.


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  8. Noobchick

    Noobchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Happy Chooks-

    They seem to be eating and drinking normally. Maybe not as active and chirpy, but i attribute that to the fact that theyre bigger and there isnt as much room in the brooder as there used to be. (or maybe theyre bored??)

    I first used Poly-vi-sol (no iron) without much improvement so then I used Nutri-Drench for 3 days. They stopped drooping on one side but then started with the increased ceacal poop.

    Ive only fed my birds live mealworms once, almost three weeks ago. Theyve had cherries once also. Other than that I havent fed them treats because I didnt want to make their loose poops worse.

    Could they have eaten too many mealworms that time? They were REALLY excited about them. Lol

    So now Im really confused as to what the problem could be.
     
  9. Noobchick

    Noobchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Allenchick- theyre almost 5 weeks old. Have only given them treats twice the entire time. Any other ideas?
     

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