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Pinkish droppings

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fergusonlitch, Dec 20, 2013.

  1. fergusonlitch

    fergusonlitch Out Of The Brooder

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    We have six chickens (Barred Rocks, Golden and Silver laced Wyandotte) which are about 6 months old.
    Went out to do coop cleaning and found what looks like some pinkish droppings. After cleaning up the box and working on the run I also found some slightly pink dropping on the ramp. So would this be normal? Some of my hens had laying (we think three), could this be related to that or am I looking at an illness? I've read about Cocci, however most look like it's for younger birds. Any thoughts?
     
  2. EggresiveAli

    EggresiveAli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you introduced any new birds recently?
    It could just be shed intestinal lining.
    I would keep an eye on her just in case
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Its probably just shed intestinal lineing. Are any of your birds acting sick?
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    When I see too many dropping like that from an older bird I worm them and treat for coccidiosis.

    -Kathy
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Normal stools have greenish-brown with a white cap. If the white part is pinkish it is normal at nighttime, but not all the time. Pictures of poo are always very popular and get more specific advice.
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Lol, I love poo pics!

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