Runny Poop + No Eggs = Sick Chickens?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickencoop789, Oct 2, 2014.

  1. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So ive noticed a couple of weeks ago that one of my hens was having runny poops. I didn't really think anything of it until I noticed that recently, most of my other hens have been having runny poops too. And I haven't gotten an egg out of any of them since I first noticed their runny poops. Now im thinking that they are sick. What could this be?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Really hard to say with no other symptoms. Lots of things can cause runny feces. What color is it? Foamy? Truly diarrhea?
    A stop in eggs this time of year isn't unusual.
     
  3. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any indication of vent gleet?
     
  4. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They don't seem to be acting any different than they normally do. The poo is normal color. Not foamy, it just looks like diarrhea.
    No nothing like that. Their butts are completely clean and normal.
     
  5. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any change in diet,new feed? Is diarrhea constant or comes and goes?
     
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  6. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No new feed. It appears that it is constant for the chickens that have this problem. I see a mix of diarrhea and solid poops in the coop so there are a few chickens that don't have runny poops at all, and others that constantly have it.
     

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