Chick Pooping Technique???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Hanh3197, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. Hanh3197

    Hanh3197 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ummm I don't know if anyone else's chicks do this ...... but mine do this weird thing right before they poop.
    They pull their wings back and above their head, stretch out their neck, and make a BIG POOP [​IMG]
    That's how I know they're about to poop on me [​IMG]
    How about your chicks?
     
  2. polishchickens111

    polishchickens111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've seen the same thing!! I was wondering, people say that they shouldn't strain to poop but they are all happy, they seem fine.
     
  3. juliaaa

    juliaaa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my chicks does that too! It doesn't look like it's straining to poop though, I could be wrong. Do they do this every time they poop or just when they have a "big poop"?
     
  4. MuckyPuppy

    MuckyPuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of mine do the same, They do it a thousand times a day ........ well, maybe it only seems like they poo a thousand times because as soon as I've clean it up they've already redecorated the fresh bedding.
     
  5. sadies chicks

    sadies chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine did that too and now that they are (roughly) 20 weeks, they do the same thing, just not as noticible

    It is good to watch out for that cause then you can run away and not get pooped on [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2011
  6. Hanh3197

    Hanh3197 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Glad to know mine aren't the only ones
     

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