week old chicks with black runny poo....Normal? Please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by melissasz, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. melissasz

    melissasz New Egg

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    Hi- I have 30 Red Star baby chicks. A few of them are pooping black sticky poo. Is this normal? Should I watch and try to see who's doing it and separate them? This just started last evening.

    Thanks for any advice,

    Melissa
     
  2. catmad

    catmad New Egg

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    Black and sticky poop usuallu indicates digested blood. How are the chicks acting otherwise? I'd seperate if you can.
     

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