1. ChickenCrazy8

    ChickenCrazy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One or more of my chickens are have black feces. They are acting normal except that there poop is jet black.
    Is this a problem?????
    Thanks,
    Zoë
     
  2. oegbantamsftw

    oegbantamsftw Out Of The Brooder

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    There is no real problem just as long its solid and has some white. That usally happens when you change feed or they free range
     
  3. ChickenCrazy8

    ChickenCrazy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do free range, but it has no white on it.
     
  4. oegbantamsftw

    oegbantamsftw Out Of The Brooder

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    Are they drinking enough clean water the white stuff is water or in other words solid urine
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2012
  5. AnimalsComeFirst

    AnimalsComeFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. ChickenCrazy8

    ChickenCrazy8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't seen any black poop lately so I'm hoping it was just a couple times deal.
    I am actually hoping to change there water today because it is looking dirty.
    Thanks!!!
     
  7. QCZoo

    QCZoo Out Of The Brooder

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    I just noticed today one of my hens also had black poop. watery and black, then another had basically clear....just water come out.
    I clicked on that link and it was a thread for scaly leg mites? I didn't see a "poop chart" :)

    Leisa
     
  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Free range? is it blackberry season where you are too? Ours are eating tons and have black poop.
     
  9. AnimalsComeFirst

    AnimalsComeFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. oegbantamsftw

    oegbantamsftw Out Of The Brooder

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    use cinnamon help their digestion and natural
     

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