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does feeding chicks mealworm make their poo smell bad

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by pingu1, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. pingu1

    pingu1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    last year when I hatched my chicks (silkies) I fed them mealworm which the adore but I found that their poo smelt bad

    is this because of the mealworm or is it normal.




    thanks

    pingu
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    It's possible that your chicks were producing more cecal poops after being fed meal worms, but worms shouldn't be the cause of smelly poops. Cecal poops are produced no matter what you feed them.

    Yes, it's normal.
     
  3. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    yep ceca poos are Always smelly and very normal :)
     

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