Messy rear

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jpsm1th, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. jpsm1th

    jpsm1th New Egg

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    One of my chickens has a very messy rear end. Any idea what is causing this, or how to fix? Should I get rid of it before it affects the other hens? Thanks :)
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  2. EggresiveAli

    EggresiveAli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could trim her feathers back??
     
  3. chippysmom327

    chippysmom327 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's vent gleet. If you look it up, there are so many things to help.
     
  4. jpsm1th

    jpsm1th New Egg

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    Thanks!
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    A sulfur based feedstore cream called Nustock works well as well as other antifungal creams (monistat.) The use of plain yogert or probiotics, as well as adding apple cider vinegar 1/2 per gallon to the water will help.
     

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