Yoke in Stool: Is this Uncommon?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickengirl2013, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. chickengirl2013

    chickengirl2013 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 5, 2013
    Loganville, Georgia
    Today, I saw a small yoke in my chicken's stool. Is this normal? My chickens are only about 6.5 months old and are just begining to lay. The stool was a cream color and there was no shell in the stool that I could see.
  2. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2008
    Chickens make different kinds of poo at different times. The range of "normal" in chicken poo is enormous. Here is a great blog post that illustrates many of the different kinds of poo: http://chat.allotment.org.uk/index.php?topic=17568.0

    I doubt it was an egg yolk in the poo, and I'm sure it's perfectly normal.

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