chicken pooping something unknown in the nesting box!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cathymcgoo, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. cathymcgoo

    cathymcgoo Hatching

    Jul 30, 2014
    I went to collect eggs and I found 4 eggs in one box. in that same nesting box I found a tan colored blob with little blobs all around it. I thought nothing of it the first time. But when I discovered it again I was concerned. I broke open the blob/poop and I found a squishy paste. I don't know if the chicken is pooping it out with its egg or if it is attempting to lay an egg but lays this blob/poop instead. Anyone know what this is and how to prevent or stop it?
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Last edited: Jul 30, 2014

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