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Hen with bare bum

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by peckyscotch, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. peckyscotch

    peckyscotch Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen has almost no feathers on her bum and it looks almost white, she has been mostly on the inside perch for yesterday and today. I think she has been laying. I've also seen a few flies inside. Any help would be appreciated!!!
     
  2. Eggcessive

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    Hi everyone I hope im in the right place for this question. Im fairly new to chickens could someone please tell me what is going on with this chicken? I thought she was about to lay or maybe egg bound but the spot is soft not hard.[​IMG]
     
  4. peckyscotch

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    Ok thanks for that I'll try to upload a picture this afternoon.
     
  5. peckyscotch

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    @buckinbunnies I tried to reply a second ago but it hasn't worked, I will reply later on today
     
  6. Eggcessive

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    It doesn't look like a prolapse, but it may be a hernia or a cyst hanging down.
     
  7. peckyscotch

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    My hen is looking very poorly so I isolated her this afternoon but she can't walk and seems to be sleeping most of the time. I have given her food, water, grass, sawdust and straw. I'm not sure if she will manage till morning[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] hope she does though!!!
     
  8. peckyscotch

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    She passed away through the night[​IMG]
     

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