8 month old chicken with poo sticking around its vent! Help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by pittsfordchickens, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. pittsfordchickens

    pittsfordchickens New Egg

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    We have 6 hens and 1 of them has been missing feathers around its bottom and now has poo sticking around and in its vent. it has been going on for about 3 weeks and keeps getting worse. tried sticking her in a tub of water but it didnt change anything. she is laying fine and eating good. im stumped... is this pasty butt or what?!
    Please help,
    thanks
     
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    cut the dirty feathers off.
     
  3. LiLRedCV

    LiLRedCV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After you clean her up, add unpasteurized organic Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) to her water. Should be about 1 Tbsp per gallon... Do this every time you refill the water. It'll help tremendously!
     

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