chick scat

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by shotgun707, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. shotgun707

    shotgun707 Out Of The Brooder

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    is it normal for the poop to turn a little white
     
  2. ninabeast

    ninabeast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The white is the chicken shedding their intestinal lining. Perfectly normal and healthy.
     
  3. shotgun707

    shotgun707 Out Of The Brooder

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    ok thanks
     
  4. heatherkh

    heatherkh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My understanding was that the white stuff in chicken poo is urates, and when intestinal lining is shed it appears as red/pink tissue in the poo. White in chicken poo is normal.
     
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