Which animal is this from???

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by 594chickens, Jul 29, 2018.

  1. 594chickens

    594chickens In the Brooder

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    Good Morning Y'all,

    I just went out this morning to let the hens out. and just outside the coop i saw this poop. im wondering which animal its from as there have been predators lurking around.

    Thanks for your help WhatsApp Image 2018-07-29 at 10.45.55 AM.jpeg
     
  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    That's definitely bird poop--the white is uric acid, and is pee. Could be chicken poop.
     
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  3. 594chickens

    594chickens In the Brooder

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    I wish i put something next to it for scale. it was the size of dog poop. i dont know if an an eagle could produce such large units
     
  4. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    How large is the dog you're talking about? My muscovies commonly produce poop half the size of my fist, and broody chickens can make some pretty huge stuff too. (Do you have a broody hen? Unless you shove them off the nest, they usually poop once a day--everything in one poop.)

    Can you put something next to it for scale? And is the white stuff smooth and rather creamy? It still looks like bird poop to me. Maybe someone else will chime in.
     
  5. 594chickens

    594chickens In the Brooder

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    my hens are certainly broody and that pile was about the size of a baseball. but the color and texture is very different than the regular chicken poop.

    Thanx
     
  6. centrarchid

    centrarchid Free Ranging

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    Broody hen poop.
     
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  7. EggWalrus

    EggWalrus Crowing

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    Put a quarter down next to it and take a pic closer. get close enough we can see what material it is made of. It's hard to ID scat unless you call see what's in it. if you can't smell it real good, you're not close enough for the pic.
     
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  8. 594chickens

    594chickens In the Brooder

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    Good morning everyone.
    This morning there was more of it before i let the hens out which means it was definitely not from a broody hen.
    This time the pile was much smaller.


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  9. mowin

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    Owl maybe???
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Owls poop 'whitewash', and regurgitate undigested solids - not an owl.
     
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