My Chicken Smells

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Beautiful, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. Beautiful

    Beautiful Out Of The Brooder

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    My chicken smells so bad, a smell that is gross... its not a poop smell but its bad... only one of them stinks out of my flock... how can i get rid of the smell???
     
  2. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you tell where the odor is coming from? It can be a sign of respiratory illness, sour crop, or infection ( a cut or other skin wound that has become infected). Please tell us more about your chickens' living arrangements and diet.
     
  3. Beautiful

    Beautiful Out Of The Brooder

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    they just roam around the yard and house... almost all my yard is cement and then i have a grass area on the side that they go , rock area that they move the rocks and a dirt area that i dont know what to do about because the dirt stays moist and i see mold in one spot..i dont know how to dry the dirt. we have a big tree that doesnt allow the sun to dry it... her nose is running again so i started her on dyrmamicine 10 yesterday... i feed them lay crumbles mixed with scratch.... none of my other chickens smell. should i give her a bath?


    i dont have a big yard... i only have 5 chickens, 3 ducks and a rabbit... i do clean with bleach and sometimes fabuloso twice a week. sometimes more.. i clean all the time because i like it to look and smell nice. they are in the garage and in the house sometimes to cause we play and cuddle with them...
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2012

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