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Chicken has a sore

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by khane9, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. khane9

    khane9 New Egg

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    I have a white brahma and she is laying eggs and acts like her normal self. However, she has a sore on her bottom and no feathers. Its not infected and she is not messing with it. I'm just trying to find out what I can do for it. She let me put vasoline on it and hold her. Any ideas?
     
  2. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!

    Is she living in a flock? Usually this is caused when other chickens peck at/around the vent. You'll probably need to separate her from the flock until she heals or they will continue to make it worse.
     
  3. khane9

    khane9 New Egg

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    Well she is in a small flock but the sore is towards her bottom. Looks likes it was scratched. I will try to post a pic.
     

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