will the BOS give them black poo?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Wendy'sChicksRock, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Started them on it a few days back and now ALL the poo is as black as, well, the seeds .. Am I giving them too much? They get a handfull everyday?
     
  2. suzettex5

    suzettex5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good question!! I've noticed some black poo recently and I also feed BOSS. I also have given them dark leafy green veggies, and I KNOW that will give them the squirts sometimes (too many raisins and grapes too!) but its not ALL the poo, just a few here and there. Try taking the BOSS away for a few days and see what happens.

    Hope someone else chimes in...
     
  3. Boo-Boo's Mama

    Boo-Boo's Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

    From what I have read on BYC, the dark poo you see is Cecal (think that is the name) and all your chickens will have it now and then...don't think it happens due to what they eat.

    I feed BOSS daily and do not see evidence that it causes any problems.
     
  4. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So,nothing I should worry about right???[​IMG]
     
  5. Madcap621

    Madcap621 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    UM-m-m....................a little slow here [​IMG] ...........what is "BOSS" please? [​IMG]
     
  6. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    My Coop
    black oil sunflower seeds.
     
  7. Boo-Boo's Mama

    Boo-Boo's Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

  8. Madcap621

    Madcap621 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] Thanks:oops:! I really HATE to feel dumb! [​IMG]
     
  9. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    I feed BOSS occasionally and haven't noticed anything funny, but I did feed my birds a head of red cabbage, and all the poo was turquoise. a very intense turquoise/aqua color... very odd. my kids thought it was cool.
     
  10. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

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    chickensducks&agoose :

    I feed BOSS occasionally and haven't noticed anything funny, but I did feed my birds a head of red cabbage, and all the poo was turquoise. a very intense turquoise/aqua color... very odd. my kids thought it was cool.

    Interesting [​IMG]
     

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