Major diarrhea

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by max13077, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. max13077

    max13077 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Some of my layers have serious diarrhea. It looks like regular loose poop, but in a clear liquid; and there's a lot at one time. Any ideas?
     
  2. simba49450

    simba49450 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would give them some quick oats just plain, for 3 of mine i give a 1/2 a dixie cup. depending on how many you have ajust accordingly. i watch my girls poo everyday and give oats when the need it. i hope this help, remember quick oats
     
  3. dlhunicorn

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    eating too many "greens" (like lettuce and suc"h) often causes this. It does not sound like diarrea as that will appear like "pea soup". If this continues and especially if it is particularly warm then add electrolytes to the waterer to prevent dehydration.
     
  4. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dlhunicorn

    Can free ranging and eating too much grass cause this? One of my hens has been

    like that this summer and is barely laying eggs. The eggs she does lay are misshappen.
     

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