Messy vent please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BellaBokBok, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. BellaBokBok

    BellaBokBok Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls both seem to have messy vents, or just poop on their butt feathers
    It's just a white substance stuck to one of my girls, and the other is just a tiny bit brown
    Nothing major
    But the one with the white substance also has a pale comb
    They're both healthy, scratching around, not lost any weight as far as I can tell
    They're molting so there's no eggs
    Is this something I should worry about?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

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    Pale combs are common during a molt when everything shuts down to regrow feathers. Trim the poopy feathers off, wash there bottoms if they need it, and put some apple cider vinegar in their water and offer a bit of plain yogurt once or twice a week. Consider worming them .
     

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