chicken poo

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by yardbird53, Nov 25, 2013.

  1. yardbird53

    yardbird53 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 28, 2013
    South Carolina
    Does anyone else have dogs who have a taste for chicken poo? Both of my dogs act like it's the best tasting stuff around. The dogs don't go into the chicken pen but when I wipe my feet on the grass or if the hens have been in the mobile pen, the dogs think it's a feast when I put the hens back in the pen.
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] Yes, many if not most regard chicken poop as a treat. [​IMG] Our golden eats deer feces and then vomits on the living room floor. [​IMG]
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Dogs will eat about any poop....
    .......tis why I don't allow the turd eating, butt lickers to use their tongues on my skin, lol!!
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon

    Everyone who has dogs and chickens has dogs who eat chicken poop. Just like if you have pretty much any other animal. My dog eats so much cat, horse and chicken poop it's a wonder I have to feed him [​IMG]

    And why I never, ever let a dog lick me. Ever. Yuck!
  5. handyman42

    handyman42 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 17, 2013
    Sardis, AR
    Yea, dogs will eat the feces of animals, especially those with shorter digestive tracts like cats, to get extra undigested proteins left behind in their feces. Don't ask me why they do this but they think it's a delicacy I guess.

    And another fun fact is that dogs mouths/saliva actually has less bacteria in it than your own. Go Figure.
  6. oreoblizzard

    oreoblizzard New Egg

    Jul 7, 2013
    All dogs eat poo mine does and every other dog I've seen does and the worst part is you can't stop them. All you can do is give them medicine to prevent them from getting worms.
  7. MrsBachbach

    MrsBachbach Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 6, 2013
    Yep, they are little turd eaters for sure. I have a pom that liked to dig out the cat turds from the litter box and I would find evidence of litter in my living room. I had to put a cover on the litter box to stop him. He also likes the chicken poop and chicken feed outside. My other dog won't do that stuff, but the pom will. So, I buy that doggie mouth spray for him and make sure I worm him twice a year. As someone said, dogs harbor less bacteria in their mouths than humans, so it's not all bad. Just gross to think about. :tongue
  8. ChickenLegs13

    ChickenLegs13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2013
    Lower Alabama
    My dog don't pay any attention to chicken crap, but both the dog and the chickens will fight over a cat turd.
  9. cabinchicky

    cabinchicky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2013
    try cow poo on sons work clothes, darn dog eats the socks and jeans to all the poo!! Bad Cairn Terrier,Toto never did that with flying monkeys.
  10. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

    Every cloud has a silver lining. On the up side a chicken poop eating dog stopped my wife's best friend from letting her pooch eat leftovers from her good china.[​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2013

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