Is this poop okay for first chick poop?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by wewcz5, Feb 7, 2014.

  1. wewcz5

    wewcz5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The color is like a deep forest green.
    One chick died. There were 2 chicks with it and Im concerned they are sick. The baby that died had liquid built up in its mouth. The two chicks, one is more lethargic than the other but livened up when I took him out of the incubator. I put the 2 chicks in a separate brooder than the other chicks that hatched. Should I be concerned about the dark green poop? It's pretty runny.
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Nope, it's normal. It's caused because for the first couple of days they're going through the yolk, and the digested yolk makes the poop green.
     
  3. wewcz5

    wewcz5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank God! Thank you!
     

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