How to POOP-PROOF your chicken??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chris_m90731, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. chris_m90731

    chris_m90731 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so i've got a new baby chick...and i'm trying to make her more of a "pet," than the rest of my flock, but it seems like every time I bring "tulula bell," inside the house -- she lets loose a
    MASSIVE godforsaken blast of glutinous poo all over my shoulder! [​IMG]

    as if she's saved up the entire day's feces and let slip the dogs of war - purposely - on ME [​IMG]
    of course, i know this isn't true.
    although i might be fostering something unintentionally.
    a "trigger," if you will...[​IMG]

    anywho...is there any way to stop this? [​IMG]
    can we train her to poop outside with a spray bottle?
    is there a way to squeeze the poop out before she comes in?
    perhaps a soak in warm water to stimulate her innards?
    diapers? (i've heard rumors of this)

    ANY INFO WOULD BE GREAT
    -she's got the potential to make a great little pet--unfortunately she's also got the potential to soak half my shirt with her rectal secretions. [​IMG]


    serial pooper in question

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  2. Daisygirl

    Daisygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is so sweet [​IMG]
    This lady here with the silkie roo puts panties on him - - - - so mabe thats your solution?
    I tried the underwear thing...My girl was deeply unimpressed with me...
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    The training may work - - - I would use motivation as opposed to punishment though...
    (edited to add) serial pooper [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  3. chris_m90731

    chris_m90731 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL...that's an absolutely ridiculous idea...and i'm totally going to try it! [​IMG]
     
  4. Daisygirl

    Daisygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Exactly what I thought before I took the picture - - - the look on her face was priceless, she stood like that for a whole minute, going "WHAT have you done to me??!!" [​IMG]
     
  5. chris_m90731

    chris_m90731 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awesomeness
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  6. Nicola

    Nicola Chook Cuddlin' Aussie

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  7. evonne

    evonne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can't train a chicken to poop on comand... from what i understand, they lack the muscles that allow them to stop the tracks....

    i was reading a post somewhere about a woman who kept bantie in the house as pets, and she would remove any food source from the cage an hour before their play time and never had a problem with poopy floors...

    might be a bit harder to do if they're freeranging outdoors before you bring them in.. but it's a thought...
     
  8. catwalk

    catwalk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you thank you thank you! I was having a rough night at work, and now I've forgotten all about it, because you want to squeeze poop out of a chicken! It's probably not even that funny, but I can't get over it.

    I know my chickies like to splurt one out when I pick them up, so I handle them a bit (armed w/ tissues) before I set them down in the couch or wherever I'm hanging out.
     
  9. Daisygirl

    Daisygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can squeeze poop out of a chicken when they're day olds tho...
     
  10. chris_m90731

    chris_m90731 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL...Mike Rowe is great.
     

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