New owner with issue

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DONDChick, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. DONDChick

    DONDChick Out Of The Brooder

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    We have purchased 6 15 week old hens. One has very loose, brown stool. I'm concerned. Should I be? What's the solution?
     
  2. BunkyB

    BunkyB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Keep an eye on the poop for a couple of days. Look for signs of being lethargic, motionless, etc. Sound like it could be a mild virus. Chickens have a nasty habit of forrageing and poop is there unavoidable. Some birds will have the runny poop for a few days then clear up. Otherwise keep an eye on her and look for tell tale signs that she is ill. Good idea to keep her separated from the others till it clears up. Steve(BunkyB)
     
  3. DONDChick

    DONDChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you
     

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