What does normal day old chick poo look like?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Tracyree, May 28, 2011.

  1. Tracyree

    Tracyree Songster

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    I've had my chicks for two days now and have them on paper towels. I'd like to monitor their poo, but I honestly don't know if what they are producing is normal. I guess there's more of a wet spot around the poo on the paper towel than I expected.
     
  2. naughtyhens

    naughtyhens In the Brooder

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    I think that is fine. The paper towel will pull moisture from the poo. Tiny chick poo looks kind of brownish green like overcooked creamed spinach but might have a bit of white in it. Generally, poop is a good sign, it means they are eating and their system is working. I bet they are doing "yoga" too.
     
  3. stcroixusvi

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