Big Bloody poop?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AllieCat12, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. AllieCat12

    AllieCat12 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 27, 2011
    I was out in my chicken coop and I noticed that in the bedding area there was this huge poop. I took a closer look and noticed that the white stuff was kind off thick and there was some dark red thick stuff there as well. One of my hens was also sitting in the nest box (I'm not sure she is even acctually laying) and making soft crooning noises. when I went over to check on her she was stareing at the wall and even if I moved her head she wouldn't stop. Se did stop about 2-5 min. later but I'm not sure what to think. Does anyone have any suggestions?
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Quote:The poop was most likely shed intestinal lining which sometimes has blood in it, that is normal every now and then. The hen on the nest was most likely trying to lay an egg. They do all kinds of weird stuff while on the nest getting ready to lay. Here's a link to the poop chart:

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