Why Did My Chicken Just PEE?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ChickenKABOOM, Jan 15, 2017.

  1. ChickenKABOOM

    ChickenKABOOM Just Hatched

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    I never knew chicken could pee, up until, today.
    My chicken, Honey, was hanging just outside the coop while I cleaned it. I turned around just to see her go,
    SLPAT!
    A jet of water squirted out of her butt. I know she drinks quite a bit, but really?
    What was it, and is it anything to worry about?
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They cant pee.She most of increased her water intake and just pooped a watery substance.I dont know where you live but she could've been hot.
     
  3. ChickenKABOOM

    ChickenKABOOM Just Hatched

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    Thanks there! It's been hot the pass few day, I glad it's nothing bad.
     
  4. ChickenKABOOM

    ChickenKABOOM Just Hatched

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    Wait, it happened again.
    Is this normal, I'm thinking it could be because of dietary issues, but apart from, that maybe worms are the problem, I don't know, please help!
     
  5. ChickenKABOOM

    ChickenKABOOM Just Hatched

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    Wait, it happened again.
    Is this normal, I'm thinking it could be because of dietary issues, but apart from, that maybe worms are the problem, I don't know, please help!
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    What is your climate/location?
    What are the temps?
    How old is the bird?
    What all and how exactly are you feeding?

    Might be good to isolate her for observation of input and output, how much and what she is eating and drinking.
    I use a wire dog crate with smaller wire in the bottom and the tray underneath the crate to better observer output and easier cleanup.

    When it's hot they can drink much more water and it can 'go right thru them' as they attempt to shed body heat.
    A dose of electrolytes can help.

    If you suspect worms best to get fecal test done before treating to make sure that is the problem.
     
  7. ChickenKABOOM

    ChickenKABOOM Just Hatched

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    It's weird, the other chicken hasn't done this at all. They're eating ok, drinking ok. She only stated laying a few weeks back. I have no idea of what's wrong
     
  8. Little Fuzzy

    Little Fuzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Iv'e seen my chickens do that also.
     

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