Is it normal to have some digestial upset when the seasons change?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RebelsHope, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. RebelsHope

    RebelsHope Songster

    Jul 27, 2007
    The chickens that is, not me. I noticed some runny poop around the vent area on one of my chickens. She is a laying hen, little under a year. They have started foraging again and there is green grass and bugs and what not that they have not had for awhile. I did a search on here and think that it might just be a change of diet thing. I was wondering if was normal for this to happen during the spring. I know when horses first get some new grass their stools loosen a bit, is it the same for chickens? I gave them some yogurt and was going to give them some rice, oatmeal, and egg tomorrow.
  2. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

    Jan 11, 2007
    yes...the change of diet could be responsible for this.

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