Diarrhea

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by VNewton2015, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. VNewton2015

    VNewton2015 New Egg

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    Now I always feed my chickens certain scraps from the house. 30 minutes ago I gave them leftover watermelon walked outside to check on them noticed one of them had diarrhea. Could this be from the watermelon?
     
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  2. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hi! If you just gave them a normal portion of watermelon, then there's probably nothing to worry about. I would suggest you keep an eye on them to see if it persists or just goes away, which is likely. Good luck!
     
  3. VNewton2015

    VNewton2015 New Egg

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    Thank you!!
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
    Yes, watermelon will give them runnier poops.....so will drinking a lot of water when it's really hot out.
    Any hefty portion of fruit can result in that.....and often funny colored too.
     

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