Purple cabbage side effects

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by 5.3acredream, Feb 10, 2019.

  1. 5.3acredream

    5.3acredream Chirping

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    Welp, for fun I gave my flock a purple cabbage on string to peck at. Now, their poop is BRIGHT blue. 20190210_143512.jpg 20190210_143519.jpg
     
  2. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Looks like Smurf poop! :eek:
     
  3. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Yes..It's nothing to be concerned about. ​
     
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  4. Timothy Menezes

    Timothy Menezes Songster

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    How funny!
     
  5. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Crowing

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    Hahah, that must be alarming when you first see it!

    When blackberries are in season my birds get quite a lot of them and it gives them pitch black poop.
     
  6. 5.3acredream

    5.3acredream Chirping

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    The alarming part is that I saw in real time how much they poop! You dont really notice the brown poops so much because they could be there ages. The blue poop was undeniably fresh and suddenly blue EVERYWHERE.
     
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