Hard poo on feathery butt

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dominiques, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. dominiques

    dominiques Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 3, 2012
    Do I need to be concerned about globs of hardened poo balls on my otherwise healthy hens? I live in Maine so it's cold. Thanks!
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    If it's a bunch I'd bring them in and soak it off in a warm bath. It could attract bugs and irritate the skin. You might want to tril their feathers some if they are particularly fluffy. If it's just an occasional xlump not too close to the skin it's probably not a big deal.

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