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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-03-2016, 04:30 AM Thread Starter
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Question Raw Diet- runny poop!

So we have had Koda for 3 weeks now and when I picked him up he was weaned onto RAW and his poos were fine but within days of been here they turned to runny sloppy mess. I have researched and researched and everything seems to suggest not enough bone or too much food?
I am feeding him 10% of his body weight and going with the 80/10/10?

What am i doing wrong?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-03-2016, 08:33 AM
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It could also be too much variety, too soon. Can you give an example of what you feed in a meal and what you feed per day?

I assume it's 80% mm 10 % bone, and 10% organ meat? I've seen those percentages a lot on this forum lately, but other sources give other ratios - more meaty bones, less straight MM and about 5% organ meat.


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Agree with Castlemaid, but don't forget that you, your home, everyone in it, yard, new noises and routine has been change on the little guy since he was taken away from his mother and siblings and he might just have the runs from stress.

Also, if you are feeding chicken, you may want to cut back on the skin and fat that is on it until his gut straightens out. Then introduce it back in in small amounts.

Are you giving a Digestive Enzyme (helps assimilate food) and Probiotic (adds the "Good Bacteria") ? About 70% of the immune system lies in the gut, so it is important to keep it healthy.

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I would also have him checked for internal parasites including coccidia and giardia.
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Mine went through a detox period when I switched them to raw. A lot of paper towels and rug shampoo.

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