sick hen poops something that looks like a white bean

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by slj86, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. slj86

    slj86 New Egg

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    I have a sick hen who has been fluffed up and not eating much for a couple days. She's isolated from the flock now and sleeping indoors to stay warm.

    This morning she pooped bright-yellow-green diarrhea with something weird in it! It looks just like a cooked white bean (no she hasn't eaten any beans). It's shaped just like a little kidney, exactly the size of a cooked cannellini bean.

    No other symptoms that I've noticed. No runny nose, etc.

    If anyone has ever seen this or has any ideas about what might be wrong with her I'd be most grateful!

    Thank you!
    Suzanne
     
  2. slj86

    slj86 New Egg

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    Thank you! Yes, that's exactly what it seems to be (though a very small one). Now I'm reading all about lash eggs and they seem to be mysterious to all...this is an ex-battery hen and many discussions say ex-batts are prone to them.

    In any case she still has the green diarrhea and is not feeling well. I hope she perks up..

    thanks again for the info.
     

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