YELLOW POO

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Tom taps
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YELLOW POO

Post by Tom taps » 09 Nov 2016, 10:16

Hello chicken people can anyone tell me why one of my six chickens has started doing bright yellow shiny poo, it looks like yellow paint. its happened about 4 times in the last 2 weeks, they all seem fine, I've looked at the guide to chicken poo but there is nothing like it there any suggestions would be welcome . Thanks Tom taps

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Re: YELLOW POO

Post by CP » 09 Nov 2016, 16:02

Ceacal poo probably. These are produced from the caecum of the chicken and vary in colour from mustard yellow to dark brown froth. They are expelled every 8 to 10 droppings.
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Re: YELLOW POO

Post by laffinfowl » 10 Nov 2016, 23:37

Trust CP on this one....she knows her shit ! :-'''

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Re: YELLOW POO

Post by MamaOwl » 13 Nov 2016, 11:11

lol
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