Small, dry droppings from my two week old Brahma... is this normal?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by simpleliving, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. simpleliving

    simpleliving Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 12, 2009
    Hello - I have noticed the last day or two that my little 2 week old Brahma is having really small droppings that appear almost dry when they come out. This is different than normal for her and my other 3 chicks. Could she be constipated? And if so, what can I do to help her?

    Thanks so much!

  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop

    Be certain she is drinking, use a dropper if you have to.
  3. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

    Sep 4, 2008
    Well if she is constipated you need to make her drink water.
    If she hasn't got the hand of it yet dip her beak into the waterer and they learn where the water is.
  4. firedove

    firedove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2008
    Fitzwilliam NH
    A small amount of molasses in the water will do two things, it will help with the constipation anyways, and the flavor makes the chickies want to drink more. Mix it so it looks like a weak tea.

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