Does Broody Poo SMELL?!? (Poo Pic)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lach Cnoc Farm, May 13, 2009.

  1. Lach Cnoc Farm

    Lach Cnoc Farm Songster

    Apr 16, 2009
    Western Washington
    Ok, so I am sure this sounds really dumb, BUT after my cocci incident last year I am being VERY careful!!

    The banty coop has smelled a little funky lately and i know i have 1, almost definitely broody hen. I went in to get eggs today and saw Patty was sitting on a quite full nest of eggs and was growling at me. of all the chickens in the coop i forgot to check her butt for irritation or anything (dumb!) i just didnt wanna bother her anymore.

    I did check everyone elses butt in the coop including the babies, everyone but the silkie roo was clean, his was a little pasted, i assumed from his feathers..he needs a trim.

    I saw a spot of poo on the floor and it looked pretty runny, but not watery. it was just pale brown with NO blood, just all brown. it Smelled Terrible! was stinking up the whole coop.

    It worries me because i never noticed smelly poo with any of my broodies before.

    is it normal? should i be worried? why do i have a stinky chicken!? [​IMG]


  2. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Songster

    Feb 26, 2008
    Last edited: May 13, 2009
  3. Lach Cnoc Farm

    Lach Cnoc Farm Songster

    Apr 16, 2009
    Western Washington
    Do you think thats what this is? I am was worried here. I would just die if i lost all my chickens again [​IMG]
  4. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Songster

    Apr 11, 2009
    iI would feed the chickens cayanne pepper as such
    1 gallon of dry crumbles
    3 tbsp of cayanne pepper
    as only feed given
    and see if the smelly manure will clear up
    broody hens need to get off the nest every day as it is what causes the manure to sour ans smell so bad

    also in the drinking water put 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar to a gallon of water do this for a week and then three times a week

    also you can feed once a day the
    wet mash probiotic to all the chickens what they can eat in 20-30 minutes
    to build up the gut flora
    you can email me PM for the amt as will need the amt of chickens to be fed

  5. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Songster

    Aug 21, 2008
    Land of OZ
  6. Lach Cnoc Farm

    Lach Cnoc Farm Songster

    Apr 16, 2009
    Western Washington
    Will AviaCharge help at all? I just remembered i had a little tub of that at my dads still.
  7. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

    Oct 1, 2008
    That looks like a normal cecal poo to me. They do smell bad.

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