What is normal poop for day-old chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by anbsmom, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. anbsmom

    anbsmom Chirping

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    I've got seven little ones and one just had an explosive poop. It stretched it's little wings out and literally shot poop out. Also, most of their poop looks green. Is this normal 'newborn' poop for chickens?
     
  2. cary 1973

    cary 1973 Songster

    sounds normal to me there is a poop guide but i dont have it but give some time and some one will post it. just make sure the poop dont stick to the vent aka but hole as that can kill a chick its called pasty butt. I know with my girls it will shoot out so im sure its normal. but in only into 2 months of knowldge with my chicks
     
  3. glenann

    glenann In the Brooder

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  4. anbsmom

    anbsmom Chirping

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    Thanks! Very helpful!
     

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