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karliejaye 11-20-2012 07:50 PM

Green gelatinous blob in manure
 
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As the title says, what could cause a singe, green, gelatinous blob in the manure. While picking this afternoon one of the appy mare's piles had a random green blob on it. It was jiggly like thick mucus or jello. I don't think it was a parasite (not one that I know of at least!).

She is fine, bright eyed and sassy as ever, eating well, drinking well. I am not too worried unless I start seeing more, just wondering if anyone has a clue what it could be?

PaintedMare 11-20-2012 09:24 PM

could she have gotten into something around the stable like that. ive seen a dog eat some playdo and it came out almost the same.

Chevaux 11-20-2012 11:05 PM

I would suspect it is mucous that is naturally occurring the intestines and acts as a lubricant.

Cacowgirl 11-21-2012 11:10 AM

I had a paint mare that had a lot of mucus in her pile. She was an easy keeper & healthy otherwise.


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