I think that the main concern here would be that the poop can somehow accumulate very close to the vent blocking it. I check my hens and sometimes they have a hard piece of poop right around the vent so I try to get it off although it is so hard that I have to use KY to soften it and remove it.
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I caught her and flipped her over. I'm glad I didn't see anything wrong with her vent. I was fearing some kind of abscess. Just a lot of poop and it seemed like her fluff was coming off. I'm going to try the bath, then add some ACV to the water, and give her some yogurt. Anything else I should do? I'm not sure how to trine the feathers. Thanks for all your great advice!
I had to give my New Hampshire Red a butt bath a couple of days ago. She didn't mind it at all. I think it's that way because she sleeps off of the roost. Either in a nesting box-ugh-or on the floor. I've put her on the roost I don't know how many times. She has runny poo a lot more than the others too so I added some ACV to the water today but I will try some yogurt too.