Intestines hanging out ???!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mamadar, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. Mamadar

    Mamadar Chirping

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    Have one hen with what looks like intestines hanging out. Was in coop all day. Was ok yesterday...very hot here last 3 days..
    Another that has been laying down cant seem to walk.. has pale look to her.
    Please help have 3 other hens that seem fine!!
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

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    Move the hen that has intestines hanging out so she's not picked on. It sounds like a prolapsed vent, but you need to access the damage and please take some photos so we can see it.

    As for your other hens, are they locked inside a coop with hot temperatures, do they have shade, access to cool water?
     
  3. Ninjasquirrel

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    I agree on the prolapsed vent. You need to seperate her preferably inside to prevent flystrike. You can use a little preparation H and see if you can push it back in. Is a vet a possibility?
     
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  5. micstrachan

    micstrachan Free Ranging

    +1 to euthanizing. I’m so sorry. I usually err on the side of trying to save the chicken, but I don’t see how she could overcome this. I think the only (remote) hope would be immediate (emergency) intervention by an avian specialist/vet. I suspect they might suggest euthanasia, too.
     
  6. Mamadar

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    Thank you all for your kind words.
    I am going to euthanize my girl..she is suffering.
    I had two posts sorry for the confusion.
    Was in panic mode
     
  7. Texas Kiki

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