Insides coming out her butt

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by John T, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. John T

    John T In the Brooder

    Feb 3, 2008
    SE, IA
    I noticed one of my hen's has part of her insides coming out of her butt. She seems to be okay but it looks nasty and is strating to smell a little. Is she okay or is she stew?
  2. verthandi

    verthandi Songster

    May 18, 2007
    Sounds like prolapse. Gently wash with saline solution, to clean. Replace the prolapse and apply Prep H. Keep the hen in a dark cage in a quiet location to slow up egg laying. If this is what you are seeing in your hen, the prolapse may need to be put back in place a couple of times a day until it finally stays. Separating her from the other birds if you have any is a good idea, as they may peck at the prolapse and that can cause worse problems.

    If you check out the search feature above you will find many good threads with photos to compare what you are seeing in your hen. Or you can post a photo of her so people will have a better idea of what you are dealing with.
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2008

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