Diarrhea?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by keitorin, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. keitorin

    keitorin Out Of The Brooder

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    I've noticed a lot of my chickens are having diarrhea. They all act fine and don't seem to be sick. Could this be a diet issue?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Drinking a large amount of water during hot weather can cause watery droppings in chickens. If you have a regular vet, collect a few fresh droppings, and you can get a fecal float to look for worms and coccidiosis, both of which can cause runny droppings. Two to three times a week, you can offer a bit of plain probiotic yogurt mixed into their feed in a large wide bowl for gut health. I usually add water to spread it around in the feed .
     
  3. keitorin

    keitorin Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     

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