runny poo

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tammybur, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. tammybur

    tammybur New Egg

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    I have at least one girl who has runny poo. Is this a sign that something is wrong or does she just need more "treats" that are hign in protein etc. She seems to be doing fine other then this little problem.

    Thanks,

    Tammy
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Have you ever wormed your birds? you didn't mention her age either, yogurt or kefir or butter milk will help with upset stomach. But if she hasn't been wormed that could be the problem. And you don't have to see worms to have worms. [​IMG]
     
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  3. dawg53

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  4. tammybur

    tammybur New Egg

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    Well we bought them at Tractor Supply Co. and one guy said they could be less then a week old and
    another guy told me they were on a day old. We have only had them for 3 weeks so they are 3-4 weeks old. As far as worming- I don't if TSC's supplier did the worming but I haven't done it. This is the first time we have had chicks so this is all new to me.

    Thanks,

    Tammy
     
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  5. dawg53

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    Quote:They are too young to have worms. Even if you've had them on soil...there's no way they can have worms, they are simply too young, even at 4 weeks old. You should only be feeding them chick starter/grower. The starter/grower has enough protein in it for them, no need to increase protein intake. Ensure that you provide freshwater for them at all times. Good luck.
     
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