? Loose stools... from medicated food?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chantald, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. chantald

    chantald Chillin' With My Peeps

    My two RIR chicks, about 2 weeks old, seem healthy in every way. They are active, look great, eating well and drinking well. I noticed the other day that one has very loose stools.. squirty.. they even sound squirty when she goes. The are on medicated starter and were also on Arythro (sp?) for a week when one of their mates came down with an illness (and survived).. I add vitamins and electrolytes to their water and started adding powdered probiotics yesterday..

    Is this just the result of the meds or something I should worry about?
  2. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    If they show no signs of illness, take them off all meds. Just the med chick feed and water. In about three days they should be back to normal.

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