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Loose Droppings

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kdwag, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. kdwag

    kdwag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one of my girls has loosely formed brown droppings. any suggestions on what is causing it?
     
  2. RonC

    RonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure if this is what you are talking about. Once every ten or so movements will be different. They flush out their system and it's nasty looking and smelly. This is normal. There is something else going on if it's that way every time. I saved this link just because I knew someone would need it but http://chat.allotment.org.uk/index.php?topic=17568.0.
     
  3. kdwag

    kdwag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THanks I did find that site previously--none of the pics look like what my chick dropped. After watching them for a little while, the one responsible had a normal poo but then had a brown watery poo.
     
  4. Campesina

    Campesina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what age are they?
    What do you feed them?
    Mine girls get runny poo if I give them too much fruit.
     
  5. kdwag

    kdwag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are a week, they are on chick starter, medicated, and today, all poo is normal. Must be the cleaning thing I've read about?? It didn't have a smell whatsovever, but everyone is eating drinking and playing....chickens!
     
  6. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Funny my babies are one week old too thought they were younger!!They all started wit this today. and are acting well and eaitng well. medicated starter
    What is the "cleaning thing".?
     

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