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Very runny droppings, dirty bottoms on adult birds

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by journey11, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. journey11

    journey11 Songster

    Feb 14, 2009
    I am seeing a lot of runny droppings in my laying flock here lately. I have witnessed it happen a couple of times and it literally squirts out with noise (think super-soaker [​IMG] ).

    I see a lot of normal droppings too, so I cannot tell if it is the same few birds continually or if they are all doing it off and on. They all look otherwise healthy. No visible sign of mites or worms (although I will be deworming here soon with Ivermectin pour-on, but I was wanting to wait til they slowed down laying for fall).

    They have been eating a lot of tomatoes here lately, but have been for a month or two, and I've only noticed the runny droppings here recently. Does this sound like some kind of disease/parasite to you? Do you think yougurt would help or make it worse?

  2. jenni2142

    jenni2142 Songster

    Jul 16, 2008
    South Carolina
    I notice the same in mine when the temps go way up, I figured it was just the heat maybe because they drink more water when it is hotter. It is not all droppings though with mine, just the occasional one with normal ones in between. I am curious what the experts/veterans have to say.

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