Is Silkie poo bigger than other chicken poo?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PouleChick, Mar 15, 2018.

  1. PouleChick

    PouleChick Crowing

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    Or do chickens poo's get bigger when they start laying? My 3 girls (19 and 17 weeks) are waaaay bigger than my 2 new silkies but the silkie poos are much bigger. It is the nurse in me checking all the poos every day and I just couldn't help but be surprised!
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Yes, yes it does.
    No more cute little pullet poops!

    I assume it's because they may eat more to produce eggs....
    ...or something changes with their metabolism.
     
  3. PouleChick

    PouleChick Crowing

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    That does make sense - i just got a shock as I was only use to the 'cute little pullet poops' :lol: and didn't expect those little logs coming out of the fluffballs :lau
     
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    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Wait till you see a broody poop!
    HUGE!
     
  5. PouleChick

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    :gigoh yes I've read about them - can't wait :gig
     
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