bright green poop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tdgill, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. My buff orp roo has about a quarter inch of his top beak broken off, seems to have improved over a day. I gave him some aspirin in his water and have been hand feeding wet mash feed, oatmeal, yogurt (no cottage cheese was thinking it is too salty) with some success today also he is now managing to eat some grubs and worms (yay!) But I did notice a bright green poop from him - almost florescent! and hoping its just from his previous day of not getting enough to eat and ratio of bile/food causing it to be so green. He's doing well otherwise and I'm somewhat relieved to have cleared this hurdle! What do you all think - particularly of the green poop.
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

  3. thanks for the info. will investigate and keep a watch on him.
  4. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Songster

    Apr 11, 2009
    Basically he has some E.coli from the stress and such
    the best thing to do is this

    This must be some gut problem here is my suggestion for the bird

    do this
    now the
    natural probiotic recipe is is:
    1 qt of dry feed crumbles
    1-1/2 qt of milk, sweet, sour, or buttermilk or a mixture of all or some
    1 cup of yoguart of non flavored yoguart ( no artificial sweetmer)
    mix good

    3 tbsp of dry crumbles
    4 tbsp of milk
    1 tbsp of yoguart
    1 tbsp of apple sauce put on top of mixture for chickens taste

    AFTER PUTTING vitamins in
    after vit's are mixed in add the applesauce last for taste to chickens

    and add 1- 1000 mg of Vit E by cutting the end off the vit E capsule for each chicken fed this wet mash
    also 1 Vit B complex crushed and
    putting it in the wet mash
    OR FOR each chicken your treating
    so for each chicken use 3 tbsp of mixture and 1-1000 mg of Vit E and a Vit B complex

    twice a day for one wekk
    them till the manure is solid and regular colored with white tip

    and feed each chicken
    3 tbsp full of the wet mash probiotic and what they will clean up in 20-30 minutes
    then clean wet feeders and restock dry crumbles

    do this twice a day for a week
    till the chicken's manure is right
    then quit the Vit E and Vit B complex make just the wet mash probiotic
    then once a week for life

    2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar per gallon of the chicken water so their gut flora wil be regulated

    they should have this at least 3-5 days a week
    then three days aweek after they are over coccidiosis
    the vit's are neccessary to clean up the damaged gut problem
    take all the electrolytes out of the water
    email any questions
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  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Neon green poop is typically caused by concentrated bile--he is dehydrated, and possibly starved. Give pedialyte, gatorade or electrolytes and easy to digest feed.
  6. yes, neon green is a good description! his poo looks better tonite after much worry and care. I am sure it was due to his beak injury, thank goodness it looks better too! phew! thanks all for your help and input
  7. cutlass1972

    cutlass1972 Songster

    May 26, 2009
    I dont think that this is your case, but when my chickens eat a lot of grass their poo is green, but a darker green.
  8. yeah, I know what you mean about the grass...

    this was def. a neon green - i thought it was radioactive poop. haha
  9. purpletree23

    purpletree23 Songster

    May 15, 2009
    Neon green poop means she is starving to death. What you are seeing is concentrated bile. Until her beak heals she needs help by being fed several times a day and drinking. make her nutritious soft foods and hand feed her until her beak heals.

    Scrambled eggs, very well cooked oatmeal cottage cheese (not too much can cause diarrhea) and a almost watery mash made out of her pellets.
  10. Quote:thank you also...
    yes, have been feeding watery mash several times a day, some scrambled eggs, oatmeal, yogurt, grubs, some worms, banana, tomatoes, cantalope and making sure he is drinking. I mixed gatorade with the oatmeal, didn't go over too well...He's enjoying his watery mash the most. He's doing quite well and his beak looks pretty darn good considering he lost at least a quarter inch of it. Havent seen any other neon poops. Will make the watery mash with the rest of the gatorade tomorrow since he's eating that the best. We've been cuddlin on the swing in the sunshine and he's his normal happy self. I think I've finally named him. Boo Boo.

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