A Guide to Chicken Poo

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A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by gazofcorra » 09 Aug 2009, 18:06

Been trying to find something about some funny coloured poo's i see around the place and came across this web site with pics and explanations, hope it helps.

http://www.chat.allotment.org.uk/index.php?topic=17568.0

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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by CP » 09 Aug 2009, 20:47

Excellent photos! =D>
The person who compiled those & provided explanations should be applauded as it will help so many people who have questions about the colour/consistency of poo! =D> :grin:
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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by gazofcorra » 10 Aug 2009, 16:26

I thanked them on our behalf :-)

Any chance of this being a sticky poo :lol: thread....
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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by CP » 11 Aug 2009, 02:33

Good idea..... ;)
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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by Newboy » 12 Aug 2009, 12:58

Very very useful, i'll sleep a little better now, knowing all is normal.

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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by Autumn » 12 Aug 2009, 22:55

=D> =D> thank you - it really is quite amazing how many different ones they do! We had people looking after ours recently and they commented too... :lol:

...the 4th one down on the left looks like a duck head... :shock: :?

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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by gazofcorra » 13 Aug 2009, 13:08

Autumn wrote:...the 4th one down on the left looks like a duck head... :shock: :?


:lol: ........glad to hear the pics are helping put people's mind at ease as they say " a picture speaks a thousand words" i thought my birds were all on the way out as i had a whole range of different poo's as i thought there were only a few types indicating a healthy chook and a poorly one.......the person who compiled the set of pics has done all chicken keepers a huge favour, just glad i managed to find the website and the topic in question. :mrgreen:

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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by rickyw » 11 Sep 2009, 11:25

We got our chooks in July...I never imagined a couple of months later that inspecting chicken poop would be so enthralling but it now seems to be a daily obsession..... the things we do ! thanks for the post... puts worried minds at rest...

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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by happydays » 23 Sep 2009, 11:31

Superb post, thank you. Have now put it in my favourites for future refence!

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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by Swaffham Marshs » 04 Nov 2009, 21:52

A year ago I would never have thought I would be looking at photos of chicken poo!

Very informative and thanks, it is very reassuring to us "new keepers". I thought looking after chickens, would be quite easy,
but it is amazing how much there is to learn. And how worried you can get when things go slightly wrong. I never thought I would get so
attached to them and worry about chicken poo!!

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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by tophen » 08 Mar 2010, 19:18

Great site - very informative. :thumbright:

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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by Garvie92 » 13 Apr 2010, 22:44

am so glad u posted this. was cleaning out the chicks and one of the chicks pooped and it looked like the normal foamy 1 i was like AHHHHHH :shock: was gonna post it but found this and my panic is now over thank u =D>
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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by redgeorge » 14 Apr 2010, 23:37

Interesting - if a bit gross! :shock: Does green poo always indicate Newcastle Disease does anyone know?

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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by CP » 15 Apr 2010, 00:48

AFAIK it can also indicate late stages of worms. ;)
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"If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter." - George Washington

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Re: A Guide to Chicken Poo

Post by red sussex » 25 May 2010, 21:20

you should make a poster :grin: :grin: :grin:

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