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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rebecca10782, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    VERY watery poops. They are not eating anything different than before. I did not put this in the diseases section because they are perfectly healthy and have always had soft poops off and on. But now it's literally clear liquid.
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2008

  2. simba49450

    simba49450 Songster

    May 23, 2008
    hi there

    when mine get the runs i give some quick oats to tighten them back up. and it does the trick. and that usually happens when they get grass and stuff like that. for me i use a small dixie cup and put it in there for a treat, i only have 3 chickens right now and they only get the oats is when they have the runs. i hope this helped
  3. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    But ours get fresh whole grain oatmeal everyday in addition to their food. So I can't figure it out. Could it be the vitamins in their water?
  4. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Crowing

    May 8, 2007
    How old are they and could you tell us exactly what you feed them every day, including supplements, like what you are putting in their water? That may help us give you more of an answer. Thanks!
  5. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Thats about it. They eat regular chicken food, oatmeal a few times a day, occasionaly we buy them crickets and they free range for at least an hour a day, so they eat grass and whatever they find in the dirt. I don't have the package with me right now, but the vitiamans I bought from the feed store. Five are 2 months old and we have one 7 month old hen.
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2008

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