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Foamy poultry droppings: What does it mean?

If you see that the birds’ caecel droppings are light and foamy: it’s not a good sign. What could that mean and what do you need to do?

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Also interesting: Watch out for dark droppings

These issues have to do with the birds’ health. Visit World Poultry's health tool to learn everything you need to know about poultry health.



  • David Burch

    If they are layers or breeders then it is most likely to be caused by Brachyspira species (intermedia or pilosicoli) causing avian intestinal spirochaetosis. Treat with tiamulin.

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