What type of poo is this?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Chicks Galore3, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    I found several piles of this -
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    I found a small pile right outside the catdoor, (amongst chicken poop) and then this in a 3 gallon bucket in the chicken coop. The coloration looks like chicken droppings, but it is long and skinny, like cat's but smaller.
     
  2. Shabana

    Shabana Chillin' With My Peeps

    I can't see how big they are exactly but my sablepoots do long skinny ones just like that.
    What breeds do you have ?
     
  3. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    Buff orpingtons, gold stars, black sex link, barred rock, white leg horns, wyandottes, and easter eggers. I've never seen this type before. They are maybe and 1 1/2 or so long.
     
  4. Pathfinders

    Pathfinders Overrun With Chickens

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    That just looks like firm chicken poop to me. I forget what the word is for the white component on the end there (it will come to me after I hit submit), but it seems fairly normal. What are you feeding your chickens?
     
  5. Pathfinders

    Pathfinders Overrun With Chickens

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    Uric acid, or urates. I knew I'd remember. LOL
     
  6. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hens poo looks like that sometimes. Think it's chicken poo.
     
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  7. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    Ok, just checking. Thank you! I feed my chickens Sprout layer feed, free ranging 4-6 hours a day plus scraps.
     

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