Everybody's poopin......

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by max13077, Aug 2, 2008.

  1. max13077

    max13077 Songster

    Most all 18 of my hens have the poops!!! I'm kind of concerned because it seems pretty bad. I'm trying to figure out why. I feed them sunflower seeds once in a while for a treat. The other night I bought a new bag. That seems to be when it started. But I also started using another waterer. My 5 gallon one kept leaking. So I replaced it with two smaller ones, one of which I put outside. It was empty in seemingly no time. The big one was in the coop and they never seemed to drink a lot. Just made me wonder if their bodies weren't used to having all the water.

    Any thoughts?
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    They may have been a bit dehydrated before? HMM I'm like you - I'm betting the novelty of the new waterer is meaning they are drinking a lot more water.

    I'd just keep an eye out and make sure it doesn't go from wetter stools to down right diarhea.

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