My Rooster's butt is very red, swollen and warm . . . I am going to try to post a picture. He seems to feel fine. - Page 2
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When I got my roo (he's an adult rescue) I was told his lack of tail feathers and bright red vent area (the whole butt actually) is perfectly normal. I've never had a tail-less red-butted roo before, so to me this does not seem normal...
I see no evidence of mites or other creepy crawlies, and there does not seem to be any excessive 'goosing' from the ladies.
Normal or not normal - that is my question.
My Beautiful Black Copper maran also has red butt area and in between his toes are red. He seems to be fine other wise and none of the hens have this condition. He is eating, crowing and being the man. I did smeared Drestin baby diaper rash cream all over his feet and legs. His bottom I left alone. Not sure what to do there. Any suggestions? We have had a lot of rain and the pen is wet, so they been on staying inside on the roosting bar. For the hens nesting area, I keep that bedding doused with sevin dust. The plastic pool outside in pen we use as the Dusting Bath with ashes but again, with all the rain, it is a big pool of goo. Any other suggestions on treatment for my boy, is alwasy very welcomed!!