Barred Rock is still sick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by momof10, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. momof10

    momof10 Out Of The Brooder

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    Please help! I wrote awhile back and didn't receive any advice. My 1 1/2 year old Barred rock hen has very angry red looking skin around her vent and now the redness is spreading to the tops of her legs. It started a month ago, when she started her molt. She hasn't grown back any of the feathers she lost during her molt in that area. She is eating and drinking and otherwise acting normally. She is in my small flock of 8 hens and none of the others has this condition. I use ACV in her drinking water. And feed her laying pellets. She roosts in a coop at night. What can I put on her or feed her to help? I would be so grateful for any advice you can offer.
     
  2. countrygoddess

    countrygoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Red, angry, and spreading. Fungal infection?
     
  3. momof10

    momof10 Out Of The Brooder

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    That's a thought. The skin isn't cracked (like human fungal infections...) any ideas that might cure it? Do they make an antifungal for poultry, I wonder????
     
  4. countrygoddess

    countrygoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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