Dirty, swollen butt.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kh1988, Dec 6, 2017.

  1. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    All chickens have some worms since they peck in the dirt. Most tolerate some worms, but in a sick or immune-deficient chicken, the worms may be too many or a more harmful type, that it can harm their intestines and prevent their making use of nutrients. Her problem may not be worms, but it is one of the possible problems to rule out.
     
  2. staceyj

    staceyj Overrun With Chickens

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    You should start a separate thread about your hens issue (which sounds by your description of penguin walking, as though she may be egg bound.)
    That way treatment suggestions will not get confused between you and the original thread starter.
     

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