um...duck poop..lol

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by offdagridsoon, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. offdagridsoon

    offdagridsoon Out Of The Brooder

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    Soo.....

    What is the consistency of duck poop actually supposed to be like? I find our Cayugas' to be fairly runny....is this an indicator of health issues?
    Their behaviour is normal, and they are quite perky and, up until we had to pen all the birds recently, had been actively free-ranging all over our property. They seem to have fine appetites and have been drinking lots of water, and have also been bathing in the pool we've had set up for them. They're eating the same mash the chooks are and seem to have been doing fine with it, and have been getting supplemented with treats like veggies, brown basmati rice, etc (but amounts of those have been limited). They've also been getting rinsed out, dried eggshells for the calcium.
    Any ideas, or is this normal?

    Edited to add that they also get raw, organic, unfiltered ACV in their water.
     
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2010
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Runny..and stinky...perfectly normal [​IMG]
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Yeah..... stinky, mixes quite well with mud. [​IMG]
     
  4. offdagridsoon

    offdagridsoon Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]:

    *whew!* What a relief! hahaha Good to know that that's exactly how it's supposed to be... [​IMG]:
     

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