Undigested food in poop?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by SCOUT123, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. SCOUT123

    SCOUT123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes one of my hens produces droppings with a lot of undigested food in it (mostly only tomato skins and vegetable fibers). Sometimes she does, sometimes she doesn't. They had worms a while back. Should I be worried?
     
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    That depends on how much treats your feeding your hens daily...Anything other than Chicken feed should be given at a 5% daily ratio...


    Cheers....
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    The tomato skins are no surprise and I often see grass fibers in droppings.
    Make sure your birds have access to good granite grit.
     
  4. SCOUT123

    SCOUT123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your help!
    Is it ok if i've seen whole raisins and corn in her poop before?
     

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