HELP! Chicken diahrea


May 20, 2015
Hey everyone! My 5 year old light brahma hen has some troubles. Please help! I'm really l worried.

This started yesterday, but she's been fine before that. She has some green yellow and white poop stuck onto her rear fluffy feathers. When she poops, she lets out a squawk cluck, and she can't seem to get the poop out. She manages to do a little poop, which is greenish brown And sometimes watery. She stands for a little while trying to poop sometimes. She is still eating and drinking, being pretty active with the other chickens. She looks physically fine, except for her rear which has poop. Also sometimes I can hear her wheezing aittle, but only sometimes. Other than that, she's okay. Any way I can help her? Please help me, that would be really appreciated! Thanks!! :)
Hi :welcome

Glad you could join the flock! Sounds like she may have vent gleet (Nasty chicken butt) here is an article on vent gleet ~

Also have you checked that she does not have an egg stuck? Or has she been laying as normal ? Egg binding can affect older hens. Has she been wormed? For further help please do drop by the emergencies section ~

Good luck with her and I hope she is back to full health soon :fl
Welcome to BYC!

@Yorkshire coop has given you some good possibilities to consider for your girl. I hope she gets better soon.

It's nice to have you join us!
Hello and

We're glad you decided to join Backyard Chickens!

Feel free to ask any questions, there is a lot of great info here, I'm sure you'll find answers.

I hope your hen makes a full recovery.

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