What the heck did they eat?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by lorihadams, Dec 5, 2008.

  1. lorihadams

    lorihadams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, went to clean out the coop and found PINK poo. What the h***?

    What could they have gotten into that made their poo pink...we're talking bright neon pinky purple. Pokeberries, maybe?

    What do you think? They seem fine...should I worry?

    Lori
     
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  2. digitS'

    digitS' Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Mine have eaten them, they aren't dead so I imagine they know when the right time is to eat the berries and not be affected by toxins.

    Old wise ones say that it helps with intestinal worms.
     
  4. skand

    skand Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2008
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    Maybe they got into the hidden stash of marshmallow peeps? lol
     
  5. arabookworm

    arabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    those things are all over the place here. I'm pretty sure I ate them once when I was little. And I definitely know I squished and smeared them all over the place (aka on my face).

    this explains a lot...
     
  6. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    MIne have overloaded on pumpkin and now have orange poop [​IMG]

    SOrry, that didn't help any;)
     
  7. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
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    haha mine ate berries and the same thing happened for weeks they all had pink poo and purple poo and pink poo with purple chunks (the berries--musta swallowed some whole) [​IMG]
     
  8. lorihadams

    lorihadams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I feel better now....I let them free range when it's not yucky outside and they like to go into the woods behind the house (we have 3 acres) and they have the opportunity to get into all sorts of stuff.

    Lori
     
  9. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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  10. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Our wild birds/song birds are Poke berry fanatics...they leave behind the "evidence" on both the car(maroon/burgandycolor) and truck (white). [​IMG] Sounds exactly like what they leave behind.

    We don't free range here because of too many predators so have had ant psychadelic pooh from the gang. I'm positive that it would have freaked me out, too!


    Dawn
     

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