Is this a prolapsed vent? Help! *graphic pic*

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tessaturtle, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. Tessaturtle

    Tessaturtle Out Of The Brooder

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    We had to put one chicken down last weekend due to being pecked nearly to death by the other chickens. We noticed she had something hanging out of her vent and thought it was intestines. Now, we found another Buff Cochin with the same thing hanging out, but this time we noticed it early enough that we separated her before she got pecked too bad. We have her inside in a crate. Here is a pic (graphic) - is this prolapse vent?
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  2. Tessaturtle

    Tessaturtle Out Of The Brooder

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    anyone, please help?
     
  3. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    id say yes a prolapse google prolapse vent in chickens and you will see. many have been successful by shrinking the tissue with hemmorid cream, putting honey on the prolapse and putting it back into place usually several times. according to the google honey helps keep the prolapse into place. don't let it get pecked on, separate her. another option is getting a purse suture from the Vet to hold it in place. its up to you. id also start antibotics to farther decrease swelling. i wish her the best.keep us posted please.
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  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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