Dirty bottoms

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bbeasler, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. bbeasler

    bbeasler New Egg

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    Two of my flock tend to get dirty bottoms. The feathers near their bottom get soiled with poop and I find soiled eggs. I wash their bottoms with warm water. I am wondering why this happens, if it is common and should I be concerned?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Some hens just have fluffy bums and when they have runny poo, this happens. Just make sure flies, drawn by the poo, starting biting her rear end.
     

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