New birds have diarrhea! Can anyone help?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by amijab, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. amijab

    amijab Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We moved 6 month old hens yesterday our home with the coop. I noticed the rooster chasing and pulling our one of the hens feathers and then this morning some of them had diarrhea. Is this normal because of the move?
     
  2. midget_farms

    midget_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Dunlap Illinois
    they will be under some stress for sure - that alone can cause issues.

    keep a close eye on them - they will work out a new pecking order in about a week - but if you see blood on any of them you need to isolate them.
     
  3. ILOVELEGHORNS

    ILOVELEGHORNS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would give them a vitamin/electrolyte solution in their water. Everything stresses a chicken out, epecially a huge change in their environment such as a move.
     

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