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Bald red butt??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by redhd077, May 3, 2011.

  1. redhd077

    redhd077 Songster

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    I have this chicken that has a bald red butt! It was real red and then it got better and now it is really red again. I have been putting that blue lotion on it so it look wierd in the pic). I had one other chicken have this and she died. I been keeping a close eye on this one for that reason. Help anyone??


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  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Songster

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    Have you checked for mites or lice?
     
  3. redhd077

    redhd077 Songster

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    I haven't seen any! She is the only one out of 12 that have this and they are free range
     
  4. tammye

    tammye Songster

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    bet you have a feather plucker in the group
     
  5. redhd077

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    Quote:If I do, do they just pick one chicken to bother? How can i stop it?
     
  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    If you have a feather picker...put some Vick's Vapor Rub on your Barred Rock's rear end. It wont hurt neither chicken, but will deter the feather picker.
     
  7. pattgal

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    Hey my rooster's butt looks like that too! I thought it was just his color, haha
    but I have mites and feather pickers.... I'm gonna try the vicks thing
     

  8. redhd077

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    I haven't seen any feather plucker, but who knows! I just worry about the vicks burning cuz it looks kinda raw....i am using that blue lotion try to get it to heal a bit then im going to try it! I you have mits won't there be more than one chicken with issues?
     

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