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Blood on Egg Shells/ Scabby around vent area!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bamafan87, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. bamafan87

    bamafan87 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 21, 2012
    I will collect eggs at times that are very bloody. I picked my hens up today and turned them over and on 2 of them I noticed scabby looking vents and nine of those soft feathers covering anympart of this area!!!! HELP!!!!! PLEASE!!!!
  2. Lee ann

    Lee ann New Egg

    Sep 15, 2012
    Did u ever get an answer to this question?
  3. RedIII

    RedIII Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 30, 2011
    Tooele, Utah
    I have to wonder if your chickens didn't prolapse a little (or something). Maybe the other chickens have been picking at them? Can you try separating the injured ones for a little bit and see if they improve?

    If you can get a picture, that may also help.

    Edit: Wow, I just looked at when this was originally posted. I hope your chickens are okay [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 26, 2013
  4. Lee ann

    Lee ann New Egg

    Sep 15, 2012
    Shes ok, i separated her for the night, gave her a warm salt bath and put neosporin on the vent. The egg laid today had blood but not like before

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