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Sorry a little yucky question about poop

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I am new to chickens. I noticed a round rubber band like thing in one of the birds poop. It is round about 1in. It didn't stretch out or open up (yes I had on gloves) she could have gotten a rubber band from the yard. They eat anything. But I wanted to check and see if it could be something wormy. I give them Mothers Apple Cider in their water, they were vaccinated when they were hatched, I put DE in their food and bedding and feed them yogurt. They have been healthy so far and it is just one. Is it something I need to be concerned with or no? Do you know?

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http://chat.allotment-garden.org/index.php?topic=17568.0

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As a matter of fact, I just saw something in one of my chicken's poop this morning that resembles what you're describing. It was just shed intestinal lining that happens from time to time and is normal. If it's not moving, it's probably not worms.

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have you tried contacting the site and asking what specifically it is?

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I am new to chickens. I noticed a round rubber band like thing in one of the birds poop. It is round about 1in. It didn't stretch out or open up (yes I had on gloves) she could have gotten a rubber band from the yard. They eat anything. But I wanted to check and see if it could be something wormy. I give them Mothers Apple Cider in their water, they were vaccinated when they were hatched, I put DE in their food and bedding and feed them yogurt. They have been healthy so far and it is just one. Is it something I need to be concerned with or no? Do you know?

Welcome to BYC!

 

Best when you find something like to that to take good pics of it with a quarter next to it for scale.

 

Agrees with azygous "If it's not moving, it's probably not worms."

Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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