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New chicken owner/need help diagnosing problem

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by big red 74, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. big red 74

    big red 74 New Egg

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    I just started raising chickens. One of my hens started having watery poo, I asked my bf( who is way more experienced than me),and he said its normal. The other day she started falling over and her poo came out pure water, but she still ate and drank. I separated her from the others and she seemed fine. I returned her yesterday and in the am I found her deceased. I am now worried about the others. Does anyone know what this could be and if others are at risk? What can I do? Please help me, I don't want to lose anymore of my girls
     
  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Was she skinny? Was her crop full? Empty ? Hard ? Any other smptoms?
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I hope you find the answer to your chicken problem
     
  7. big red 74

    big red 74 New Egg

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    Thank you all for your advice. I am still at a loss and still searching for a clue as to what happened. Again, thank you
     

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