Help! My chicken has diarrhea and she's pooping on the floor!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by awesomefowl, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    I bought a young buff leghorn pullet and a polish at a local poultry show recently. They are being quarintined in our kitchen. Lately, gertrude (buff leghorn) has had some diarrhea--very loose and watery, light brown, nasty looking. What can I do to stop this? I gave her some apple cider vinegar and garlic. What else would help?
  2. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

  3. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2010
    NE Indiana
    Are you sure it's diarrhea-----chicken poop can be runny at times. Unless it has a really foul odor, I don't think I'd be concerned.

    Maybe you could give her some banana or cooked rice----works for other animals.
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2010

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