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Stinky Silkie Poo

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by winekntrychicks, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. winekntrychicks

    winekntrychicks Pooper Peeper

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    I recently bought a black silkie chick. Her poo (regular poo-not the brown pudding poo) has a distinct odor from the rest of my other assorted teenage girls... ie, 2 EE, 2 RIR, 1 Cochin, 1 barred rock-their regular poo has absolutely no odor what so ever. Is this a characteristic of Silkes? She is quarantined right now as she is new and her area smells like a stinky aviary zoo. I am not happy about this. Any thoughts from any one? Do they need a special type of food? She is getting the medicated start and grow like the others. Thanks. hmm
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    "to me their poo doth not stink?"....their regular poo has absolutely no odor what so ever....

    Hey, doesn't all poo stink?
     
  3. buck-wild-chick

    buck-wild-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Hamilton C. FL
    I know what you mean.. I have a chicken in the house(for health issues)
    and she has the nastist smelly poop ever !! UHRRR i have to clean it like 4 times a day.
     
  4. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    I guess I will find out soon ...I have a batch of silkie eggs in the cooler waiting for the incubator [​IMG]
     
  5. smom1976

    smom1976 too many projects too little time!

    May 2, 2008
    Pensacola, FL
    some of my chickens have smellier poo than others but I dont have any silkies.. Some .... P U it stinks..
     

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