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Mucous diarrhea and food change

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by pgecco, Feb 21, 2017.

  1. pgecco

    pgecco In the Brooder

    Feb 20, 2017
    Kansas City area
    Most of my tiny flock have mild to moderate mucousy diarrhea (white-ish). None have a change in activity, egg laying, ect. That's right, no other symptoms. I changed their feed out of need a week or so prior. It was the same brand but I was all organic and this was not. No, I am not an organic Nazi. It just represents a change in content of their diet. My question is have others exp this? For those curious: The old feed is available again and they are being fed that, I added probiotic to the water, and am cleaning butts. I'll let ya know how it goes.

  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    They just might not be liking the new feed, but mine never have seemed to mind new brands, except one time. White urates in abundance can sometimes be an indication of dehydration. I would make sure rhey are drinking well, put a few extra water bowls around for them. Just have a smell of the feed and look for any blue or green color which can be signs of mold.

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