Diarrhea :-/

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mysheezab, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. mysheezab

    mysheezab Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 20, 2012
    So my 3 and 1/2 week old chicks are having occasional diarrhea. Not bloody but Liquid. Is this stress induced? I don't feed them anything but the chick feed. It's unmedicated. They all get diarrhea but all of them act normal and happy. They are also doing this strange little sneeze too. I'm not sure what its all about. Are my babies sick?!? Anything to help them? Do they make chick probiotics? :-/ I am very worried about them :( any advice is much appreciated thanks
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2012
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Have a look here: http://pluckandfeather.com/chicken-poo-chart-graphic.html

    You can give your chicks plain yoghurt as a healthy snack and some Apple Cider Vinegar in their drink water. (4-5 tablespoons to a gallon water). It'll give them a little health boost. If their symptoms get worse or they develop more you should post in the Emergencies and Diseases section.
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2012
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  3. Achickenwrangler#1

    Achickenwrangler#1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 7, 2011
    west virginia
    Give them a few apples, as well as the others things mentioned. You may want to look into fermenting feed/grain as its supposed to render probiotics available for digestion.

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