Blood loss, egg bound?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 09northernchick, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. 09northernchick

    09northernchick Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my girls is loosing blood. She looks like she is trying to pass something. Her comb is flopped over.

    Is she egg bound? Can she be saved?

    She doesn't look any different any other way.
     
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Wish I could help. Lets bump this to see if anyone else has some ideas. [​IMG]
     
  3. 09northernchick

    09northernchick Out Of The Brooder

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    From what I've read here, I'm guessing it's a prolapsed vent. I washed it as best as could, put polysporin on it, and then Prep H as I've read here. I've separated her and will try repeating this a couple of times a day. Hopefully that will fix things. Thanks for the bump [​IMG]
     
  4. 09northernchick

    09northernchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Just updating. The vent looks much better today. Nothing protruding out of it. The vent itself is still distended, maybe an inch or so, but it seems the proper colour etc. I just did another round of water to wash, polysporin and then Prep H.

    I really don't know how you all get your girls to have warm baths. I know I should do this today as her back end is covered in blood and shavings etc. but she isn't one of the girls who enjoys being picked up. I can't imagine putting her in a bucket of water!
     

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