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Watery Poop?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by KauAnnie, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. KauAnnie

    KauAnnie Chirping

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    My 3 chickens dont have the blackish/brown poop with a white cap, that I have recently seen. Theyre poop is always a dark brown, sometimes with a tint of green and is very liquidy, like thick yogurt.

    Diet:They have half scratch and half pellets always. One banana a day. And free range from morning to dusk when they go into the coop on their own.

    Should I add something to their diet? Thanks.
     

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Quote:I recommend that you stop the scratch and banana. Feed them layer feed only and give them scratch sparingly only as an occasional treat. There is less protein in scratch than layer feed.
    Here's a link to the poop chart for your convenience:
    http://www.chat.allotment.org.uk/index.php?topic=17568.0
     
  3. misterhandsome

    misterhandsome In the Brooder

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    Awesome link - thanks! I was worried that a couple in my gang had the runs, but now I know it's normal and probably a result of the extreme heat around here lately.
     

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