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Runny poop

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by groovimum, Feb 21, 2008.

  1. groovimum

    groovimum Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 17, 2007
    Hi My chicken are really picking up now but I have noticed that their poop is a baby mustard yellow colour, and runny too. Could it be the lettuce leaves I've been giving them. Other than that they are flourishing and have started to lay again. Any advise would be gratefully received..
  2. RepoBob

    RepoBob Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2007
    One of my hens had this same problem a few weeks ago. People here suggested it was the cracked corm I was feeding as a treat (I was giving them to much). I took them off the corn and switched to sunflower seeds for treats. It worked the runny poop stopped in a couple days, No problems since.
    Hope this helps.

  3. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    It may be too much of a good thing. Cut back and give them some yogurt.
  4. Chickaroo!

    Chickaroo! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2007
    I am having the same problem right now! I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one! Mine had runny poo also, just recently and I stopped giving them cracked corn all together. I've added Avian Charge 2000 to their water and now one of my hens have to same color poo that you described! [​IMG]

    Hope someone has an idea of what it could be. They'd help two of us at once [​IMG]
  5. groovimum

    groovimum Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 17, 2007
    Hi I went out there this morning and I didn't notice any runny poop so I hope it was just the lettuce. I will cut it right down and see how it goes. thanks for your imput.

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