HELP-what is hanging from my hen-**PHOTOS ADDED**

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by smiley, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. smiley

    smiley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    PLEASE HELP....I just went out and saw this thing hanging from one of my hens. I tried to pull it thinking it was poop but it didn't want to break away and it seemed like I was pulling something connected to her so I stopped.

    What is it? I just have 3 hens and they are 2 years old.

    I have photos but can't load them as I don't see an attachment link. But, this thing is HUGE and hard.
     
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2011
  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    You cant go to the UPLOADS button on the top blue line to post pics?
    Without seeing something it might be tough to answer.
     
  3. smiley

    smiley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, thanks!

    I'll try.....
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  4. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
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    I don't know but I will give you a bump.
     
  5. smiley

    smiley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks for bump. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. rungirl

    rungirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd pick her up, wash her off and see if it's a prolapse.

    If it is, you need to clean it off real well with warm soapy water and gently push it back in. Put some preparation H on it. You probably will need to separate her so the other chickens don't peck at it.

    Lisa
     
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  7. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    Hi Smiley -

    Do a search for prolapse. There is an old thread from 2007 titled "Please help my chicken with prolapse" that talks about applying honey to reduce the prolapse.

    I'm not sure if that is what you have because I haven't had this problem with any of my girls yet, but that thread looks interesting.

    Good luck!
     
  8. goldeneggtees

    goldeneggtees Fluffy Butt Nut

    Mar 11, 2009
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    aww, wish I could help but I don't know, poor baby.
     
  9. smiley

    smiley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I will check thread on prolapse....thanks guys. [​IMG]
     
  10. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    Quote:x2 that's what I thought when I saw it.
     

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