Long white strand coming out of vent

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by otis7, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. otis7

    otis7 Chirping

    Feb 27, 2012
    One of our chickens had a little less then a foot long strand of something coming out of her vent. It was white and clear, almost like some kind of long sack. Any clues?

  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Hmmm haven't seen that one before. Could it be from some decaying tarps (tarp string) or plastic material?

    Did it look like spaghetti? If so, you might consider roundworms. But I would have to google how long they get...the roundworms I have seen were more like 4 inches or so???
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2012
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida

    Most likely it is soft egg shell, stretched thin. Post a pic if you can please.

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