Runny poop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Porterfive, Sep 13, 2007.

  1. Porterfive

    Porterfive Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got 4 bantams on monday and since they have been with us one has had runny poop. It isn't all the time, seems to be just a couple of times during the day, the rest are all fine.
    They are eating layer food and the occassional scratch.
    Gross I know but it's dark brown and slimey looking.
    They all seem perfectly healthy except for the settling in jitters.
    Anyone know what causes this, do I need to worry about it?
    Thanks in advance.
    Jenny,
    One of Porterfive
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Are you sure it is the same bird with the brown runny poo? All chickens will drop brown "creamy" poo a few times a day because that is their cecal poo. If it is just one chicken, maybe worms?
     
  3. Porterfive

    Porterfive Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not absolutley sure it's the same one, just assumed.
    Pardon my ignorance but what is cecal poo?[​IMG]
    Jenny
     

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