Runny Yellow Dung

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Maxamus, Oct 20, 2014.

  1. Maxamus

    Maxamus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, one of my chickens has been having runny yellowish dung. I'm freaking out because I've had chickens only a 9 days and I don't want something to happen to my girls!Please if you could offer help it would be amazing.Thanks
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  3. smt1

    smt1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Im not an expert but my hen had yellow poop that looked like paint a few weeks ago and i took her to the vet and he told us to give her magots as it will help her clear her liver, try magots she will love it and it will help clear any bacteria in her liver. Is she eating and drinking?
     
  4. Maxamus

    Maxamus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is eating and drinking just fine.I will try maggots
     
  5. smt1

    smt1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Other than yellow poop is her other poop normal? Or runny?
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    That site has cecal poop labeled as normal that are not!

    -Kathy
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Yellow poop is never normal. Can you post a picture of it?

    -Kathy
     
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I would be beg to differ. Depending on what feed brand you are using (as well as other factors) it can be quite yellow - I'm thinking here of Purina Layena, which has marigold extract in it. Marigold extract would do more than just make yolks deep yellow. That page has been used by us old-timers here on BYC for years!

    I believe in giving folks simple answers, not mathematical formulas.

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  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    I feed mine Layena and never see yellow poop in anything other than sick birds. And that link you posted, I sent three birds for necropsy that had "normal" poop according to that page. Care to guess what killed them?

    -Kathy

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  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Abnormal poop

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    The feedstore I go to had six with poop like this, three of them died, so I asked for their bodies and sent them to UC Davis for necropsies and the necropsy report stated they all three died from severe coccidiosis, so clearly this was not normal.

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