When will she...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jeevesrules, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. Jeevesrules

    Jeevesrules Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My broody is caring for 4 day old chicks and is doing a good job [​IMG] but i'm worried because I have seen no evidence of her 'excretion' since two days before they hatched and they hatched yesterday night!! Help!! When will she poop??!!??

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. flnatv

    flnatv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has she pooped yet?
     
  3. cluckiemama

    cluckiemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh dear. is she eating and drinking? has she pooped yet?????[​IMG]
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Did you pick her up and check her vent to make sure it's not blocked?

    ETA: the broody or the chick? If the broody, I've had mine hold it for 4 days. But I'd check the nest and make sure she didn't mess in the nest.
     
  5. Jeevesrules

    Jeevesrules Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GOOD NEWS!! I got in today and she was having a dust bath with her babies!! I also saw a very large poop outside of their door and I removed it. All is well. One of the chicks tried to copy mama and dustbath and it looked like it just fell over an died!! But I knew what it was doing!! Soo cute!! [​IMG]
     

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