colored chicken poop?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kichohana, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. kichohana

    kichohana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, so the girls have been getting overripe tomatoes and strawberries from the garden this summer and they love them. today while scraping their poop board, i noticed a pinkish color in their poop - not blood - but an all-over pinkish tinge. [​IMG] is this possibly from all the tomatoes and strawberries? they do get other treats too - cantaloupe rinds, carrot tops, cabbage tether ball, bell peppers, lawn clippings, scratch.

    anyone else have this happen or is it even possible? [​IMG]
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    It can happen, and does.

    I think if you feed purple cabbage you get neon blue poop. [​IMG]

    Imp
     
  3. swordgeek

    swordgeek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first time I gave mine beets, the poop color the next day was almost magenta. Freaked me out, till I remembered what they'd eaten.
     
  4. featherbaby

    featherbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Garbage in......Garbage out.

    That's why I avoid Mexican food. It burns you twice.
     
  5. erin76

    erin76 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first time I gave the chickens blueberries resulted in deep purple poo...definitely has to do with the strawberries, I'd say.
     

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