Passing water

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lindsay1976, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. Lindsay1976

    Lindsay1976 In the Brooder

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    My girl is passing clear water. Seems off her food, drinking loads and she only laid 2 eggs in ages. Like over a month. She seems to be coaching her fellow feathered friends tho as when they coo while laying she's in there shouting loads. There normal food turmeric garlic herbs ect. Am I missing something or just overly worried about nothing please xx
     

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    They may have watery droppings when drinking a lot of water in hot weather. But drinking a lot reminds us to check the crop for emptying normally overnight, in case there is a crop problem. Sometimes we don’t know what the problem is until a necropsy can be done after death. You can try to get some droppings checked for worms or other parasites if you can collect some overnight in a dog crate on some puppy pads.

    You might want to try giving her a small cooked rice with buttermilk or a little plain yogurt for a couple of days to see if it firms her droppings. Cottage cheese also might work.

    I had a hen once who was a false layer, who would go into the nest box every other day for an hour, and pretend to lay an egg. She had watery droppings for over a year for unkown reasons. I gave her with some extra cockerels to a friend for butchering, so I never knew her problem.
     
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  3. Lindsay1976

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    She's getting some protein and cheese n yogurt but she's bit of a diva n won't eat from food trays. N cooking her would be slim pickings lol. Also the all wormed xx
     

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