Dark red skin in vent area

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by snaffle, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. snaffle

    snaffle Songster

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    What does it mean when a chicken has deep red skin in the vent area?
     
  2. A photo would be helpful, if you have it?
    Depends on breed.

    Is she laying?

    Has she been pecked?

    Any sign of pests?

    Other symptoms?


    ...and so on
     
  3. midwestmilkmaiden

    midwestmilkmaiden Songster

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    Mornin' Snaffle!..
    Just thought I'd say hello.. and I hope we can find an answer on this!
     
  4. snaffle

    snaffle Songster

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    Hi milkmaiden! I was wondering if I would see you today! [​IMG]

    Some of the chickens with the red area were laying, some were not.

    I saw some little buggies on some of them, and not on others, so I dusted everyone.

    I will try to check and see if the redness has gone away.

    thank you!
     
  5. snaffle

    snaffle Songster

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    Better late than never [​IMG]

    None of my chickens have red butts since I dusted them all with sevin.
     

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