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major swollen booty

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Carly Avgeris, Jan 16, 2016.

  1. Carly Avgeris

    Carly Avgeris Out Of The Brooder

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    My maran has a huge swollen area under her bottom. It's soft and doughy to the touch and has no feathers. I did notice other chickens ripping a few feathers out of her too. Any idea whatthis ccould be and how to help her? Thanks .[​IMG]
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Are you sure it is swollen? Just looks like feather pecking to me.
     
  3. Carly Avgeris

    Carly Avgeris Out Of The Brooder

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    I guess I am not certain then. But the area gets bigger and then smaller, so I assumed that was swelling?
     
  4. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'd coat it in blue-kote to prevent picking and see how it goes. Good luck!
     
  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    X2 - if she is eating and acting normally. But repost if she acts ill.
     

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