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chicken with sore bottom

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by avaughan2000, Jan 28, 2015.

  1. avaughan2000

    avaughan2000 Hatching

    Jan 28, 2015
    I have 5 chickens and they all seem to be pretty healthy and producing a good amount of eggs but one of them has a featherless bum just below the vent, it also seems to be quite sore. And another has a dirty bum and i'm worried about what it is. The featherless one doesn't seem to have lice/mites, and to be sure i gave them a big clean out last week. I was just wondering what may be causing this soreness and irritation?
    thank you. [​IMG]
  2. nab58

    nab58 Songster 5 Years

    Mar 28, 2013
    I have one with a red rump. It's caused by the others pecking and pulling her feathers. Do you have a bully in the crowd?
    You can try spraying it with blue kote.
  3. Likingmygirls

    Likingmygirls Hatching

    Jul 3, 2015
    Did you have any luck fixing your chickens bottom? One of our older girls has a sore bottom as well and I can't figure out what is going on. Any suggestions?

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