egg sized poop?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by animalfarm, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. animalfarm

    animalfarm New Egg

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    I know I read something about this somewhere, but of course can't find the info now. I found a huge egg-sized plus poop in a nest box this morning. My hens have never pooped in their nest before so first thing I did was count chickens, thinking a predator had got in and left a present... Is this anything to be concerned about? Why did it happen? She must have thought she had an egg to lay!
     
  2. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    She probably had some droppings backed up behind the egg and didn't get out in time. i wouldn't worry, it will happen only occasionally, just tip it out.
     
  3. jonesgirl

    jonesgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol I get these every couple days or so... I wondered too why :}
     

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