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Home Forums Hedgehog signs and sightings Green Jelly Poo! Reply To: Green Jelly Poo!


A number of my rescues have come in with green poo. There are a number of reasons as to why this happens.
1. Change in diet – Fish content in dog/cat food dried or wet can cause upset.
2. Stress.
3. Bacterial Infection which needs to be treated with antibiotics (Baytril) by the vets or rescue.
4. If the stools are dark green and loose this is bile and could well be fluke which is a parasite, once in the bile duct this is fatal, aggressive treatment of antibiotics and wormer is required by vet or rescue.
Hyperactivity in the hog is also another sign that they have fluke.
5. Hard green stools is a sign the hogs have purged their bowls for hibernation and is perfectly healthy.