Silkies with Possible Problem

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by silkie1472, Jan 29, 2017.

  1. silkie1472

    silkie1472 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have raised three white silkies from chicks. Now they are grown, laying, and seem healthy. Two, however, have had runny poo for a couple months or so. I'm not talking about brown runny caecal poo, it's clear with green/brown chunks in it. They have been fed layer pellets and scratch grains since they were 5 months and they are 9.5 months old now. I have recently added feather fixer to their diet as one of my other silkies is molting and because it is winter. I do not know what could be causing this. One of the hens has normal poop, but the other hen and the rooster have clear, runny, chunky, green poo. Any help?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    You may want to take in several fresh droppings to your vet and get a fecal test for coccidiosis and worms. They can also do a gram stain on them for bacteria. Many feeds now contain probiotics, but if your does not, I would add some plain yogurt or probiotics in their diet.
     

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