Lots of loose droppings, advice please?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mianna, Aug 5, 2013.

  1. Mianna

    Mianna Out Of The Brooder

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    I think that what I'm seeing may be perfectly normal, but I'm fairly new to chickens still and want to be sure. Every one of my girls has had loose, watery droppings for the past few days. No blood, no worms that I can see, and they all act completely normal, it just looks like a lot of extra clear fluid. I think it's because it's been so hot lately and they're all drinking a lot of extra water. I've been putting shallow pans of water in the run for them to stand in, and they're drinking constantly to stay cool. Am I worrying over nothing? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, I believe that it is because of the heat. When birds are hot and drink more water, their droppings will be more watery. I don't think you have anything to worry about.[​IMG]
     
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  3. Mianna

    Mianna Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much for putting my mind at ease.
     
  4. Farmer Viola

    Farmer Viola Chillin' With My Peeps

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