Chicken poop

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by MHG, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. MHG

    MHG Out Of The Brooder

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    I noticed today that one of my chicken's (New Hampshire Red) poop comes out in a large glop. It is sorta runny, and looks like snot (when you have a cold).

    How can I tell if she is sick? If you all want I can post pictures of the poop, but I don't want to gross anyone out! [​IMG]
     
  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    MHG Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:WOW...thanks for the info! Here is what I found:

    Ceacal - These are produced from the caecum of the chicken and are mustard to dark brown froth. They are expelled every 8 to 10 droppings.

    The above is exactly what I have been seeing! Thanks again!
     
  4. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    well, you know what they say, there's something for everyone on the internet [​IMG]
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:WOW...thanks for the info! Here is what I found:

    Ceacal - These are produced from the caecum of the chicken and are mustard to dark brown froth. They are expelled every 8 to 10 droppings.

    The above is exactly what I have been seeing! Thanks again!

    I was gonna say from your description cecal poo. I think they spell it different in the UK (ceacal).
     
  6. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

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