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Is black cecal poop normal?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 3littlechickies, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. 3littlechickies

    3littlechickies Chirping

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    HI!

    My girls are almost nine weeks old and still in my house. I let them outside everyday for pretty long. When I go out to wash down the poop, there is what looks like black cecal poop. It have seen almost everyday for about week. Is it normal for it to be black? I don't know who poops it. Thanks so much!
     

  2. sanmar4chickens

    sanmar4chickens Chirping

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    Its normal
     
  3. centrarchid

    centrarchid Free Ranging

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    Mine generally produce darker cecal poo when they have been consuming lot green vegetable matter. Lighter almost mustard color I associate with consuming a largely grain based diet.
     

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