Watery poo in the brooder. Worry or don't worry?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jnntefend, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. jnntefend

    jnntefend Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed a few small watery poos in my brooder. Everything else seems normal. Should I be concerned?
     
  2. rwdeets23

    rwdeets23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't, unless there are chicks not eating or drinking, but if they all look good and no change in behavior, i wouldn't worry
     
  3. Sparrow

    Sparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All the chicks I have ever raised have had watery poop(especially what they call cecal poo...it's nasty!) or excess urine with the droppings sporadically throughout the day, mixed in with very normal well-formed poo, and even dry looking ones. It seems to occur more often when they are having a hyper burst. It appears to be normal.

    .....and it's kind of funny when they accidentally step in one and leave tiny chicken footprints throughout the brooder. We call them dino tracks. xD
     
  4. jnntefend

    jnntefend Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL and eeewwww, all at the same time
     
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  5. BrittBergh

    BrittBergh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cecal poo probably. I at first freaked out when i noticed this... then I read about it lol! Its ok
     

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