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My Americauna's vent is swollen, red, and a little stinky... WHAT IS GOING ON???!?!?!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickengrl87, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. chickengrl87

    chickengrl87 Out Of The Brooder

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    My sweet little Gabbi has a weird vent issue! What is going on? Any suggestions. I don't have a whole lot of money at the moment. So what is a good home remedy. I am worried that maybe an egg cracked in her? My hound scared her the other day while she was trying to lay an egg. Do you think this is what is happening?
     
  2. mkcolls

    mkcolls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could you post a picture? Give some details about what is going on with her vent? Color changes, discharge, swollen?
     
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    Is red and seems swollen. Doesn't look normal at all! Has a discharge but I can't tell if its poop... I had a chicken a few months ago die. Her vent and abdomen was VERY swollen and she acted very lethargic. I tried soaking her epson salts and fed her yogurt. I was hoping that whatever Goldie had didn't get transferred to my other hens. Gabbi is one of my original girls. She is so sweet. I would be absolutely heart broken if she dies :( Should I soak her in epson salts? I did spray vetericyn would cleaner in her vent. Any suggestions?
     

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