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Is my silverlace hen sick?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by H&CMom, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. H&CMom

    H&CMom Out Of The Brooder

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    She has lots of water in her poop all the time with small amount of solid stuffs. Her vent is wet all the time since she started to lay eggs 4 weeks ago. She lays one egg in about a week. The wet area is about two by two inches without any bad smell. Everything else seems fine. She eats, drinks, and active. Is the wet vent normal? Thanks a lot.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    do you mean moist? maybe some pictures might help
     
  3. H&CMom

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    Yes. Here is the pic I could take. Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I had a Brahma hen that looked like that, what I did was trim her feathers pretty close around her vent area. If you do that you might be able to tell whats going on more, if it's just moist I wouldn't think its anything to worry about. Can you feel her abdomen down close to her vent to see if you can feel an egg?
     

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