Something in stool

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by crc310, Nov 2, 2016.

  1. crc310

    crc310 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These feel rubbery. Found them in a hen's stool on our deck this morning. Any ideas? Not sure exactly which one but saw 2 hens on the deck this morning and both seem fine. (Drinking straw in pic is for size reference) [​IMG]
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    They are small, but could possibly be lash egg material, which usually is infected material from the oviduct. It is a result of salpingitis. You have good eyes to find those. Do a search on salpingitis, and look for TheChickenChick.com who has an excellent article, and also look for ThePoultrySite and others.
     
  3. crc310

    crc310 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That was what I was thinking but wasn't sure if they passed in stool. Someone laid an egg without a shell today. As far as I know, only one is laying due to molting or old age. Not one of the the 2 that were on the deck today...[​IMG]
     
  4. crc310

    crc310 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for your input!
     

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