Whitish liquid poo? Should I be worried?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by I have WHAT in my yard?, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    She seems otherwise OK. First thing this morning when I let them out of the coop my EE about 6 months old made this strange poop. It was liquid and whitish beige in color, and stank to high heaven.

    Her eyes are clear and she seemed perky enough. What is this? A precursor to egg laying?
  2. Dar

    Dar Crowing

    Jul 31, 2008
    have you giver her any treats?

    i know when my girls get a lot of fruit it changes the poop and it is a little more runny and could stink out anything... [​IMG]
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    If you look at your chickens poo you will notice much of it has some white attached to the top of it. The pure white in chicken poo is the urine part of it. If they are eating a lot of grass and free ranging this is pretty normal to have runnier poo. Mine go from runny to hard depending on what they eat. Grass makes it a lot more runny then normal. If it stays runny then I would keep an eye on her and see if there are any new symptoms.
  4. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    Thanks! Yeah, they got watermelon yesterday and they just went to town on it. I just checked her a little while go and I couldn't really get a good look, she's hiding in the forsythia and made good time trying to get away!! [​IMG]

    SO she's certainly NOT lethargic!

    I'll keep you posted!

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