Help - any ideas how i can help my chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ssande, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. ssande

    ssande New Egg

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    We have 7 apparently healthy chickens. One chicken however has a very sore looking, red and featherless backside.

    It's been like that for quite a while. I bathed her bottom yesterday and it looks to me as though she has diarrhea which has scalded her skin.


    Any ideas ...

    To date, i have not done any parasite or pest control. To be honest, I was not aware that was something i had to do.

    Please - any advise would be so welcome.
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  2. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. ssande

    ssande New Egg

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    Thank you so much!!! I bet you're right - it sounds exactly like Vent Gleet.
     
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    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Oh no, that looks so painful! Good luck, hope the link above helps
     
  6. ssande

    ssande New Egg

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    thank you for the link. As it advised, i have been feeding my chickens Keifer with added probiotics (they love that). I have washed her bottom and applied a mixture of antibiotic and antifungal cream.

    it appears slightly better.

    I have been noticing though that on her poops there is no white cap.

    Could that mean that the yeast did internal damage?

    Any thoughts on that?
     

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