Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Stepaniechickie, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. Stepaniechickie

    Stepaniechickie In the Brooder

    May 27, 2014
    I have two little chicken. They are three weeks old and today i discovered they had balls of hard poop on their feet. I soaked the yellow ones feet in warm water then lightly scraped the poop off. It went well until she pooped and it looked like this!!! Please tell me what i should do and if its normal or not! I also have five Americana chickens and their poop has never looked like this before! Please help! I'm really scared!!!!!
  2. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    I can't see it very well with my bad eyes....
    But I don't see anything bad...
  3. LindaSmith

    LindaSmith In the Brooder

    Jul 23, 2014
    Puget Sound, WA
    I'm really glad I saw this. I thought for sure one of my chickens had diarrhea and possibly something serious even though she was acting fine in all other ways. I even went so far as getting the "hospital coop" ready for her. I was looking all over on how to treat for it and find here that it is a normal poop. You don't know how relieved I am. But then, as fellow chicken lovers, you probably do know how relieved I am. Sure hope yours is fine, too.

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