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Bloated and With Poop Surrounding Vent....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ElioraImmanuel, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. ElioraImmanuel

    ElioraImmanuel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My DD just brought in a chicken. She's bloated and her vent is surrounded by poop. Any ideas?
     
  2. willowbranchfarm

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    Do you have any pictures??? It could possibly be Vent Gleet (its a chicken yeast infection) My hen had this and I treated her and she got better. Here is what you do.

    # Separated her

    # Flushed her system by putting 1/4 cup of molasses in a gallon of water and let her drink it for 6 hours. (you will only do this once because it takes the good and bad nutrients out of her immune system) After 6 hours put her back with the others.

    # Build it back up by giving her a Tbs. of Greek Yogurt or plain yogurt a day (Which gave her good Bacteria)

    # Boiled eggs in her feed every so often gave her good protein



    After I flushed her system I put her back with the others. I did the yogurt for about two weeks and she was almost back normal. I continued this treatment until she was all better.
     
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  3. ElioraImmanuel

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    How do I post a pic?

    How do I flush her?
     
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  4. willowbranchfarm

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  5. ElioraImmanuel

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    Thanks so much. Epsom salt, on board. Probiotics on board. Praying for positive results!
     
  6. willowbranchfarm

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    Good luck!!
     

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