My Chickens Butt Is Not Good

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickengirl1029, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. chickengirl1029

    chickengirl1029 New Egg

    Jan 14, 2016
    Sedalia, Colorado
    My wonderful hen that I bought at fair this year has been having some problems with a very irritated butt by the vent hole. The spot of irritation is almost a perfect circle. She isn't low on the totem pole but I have noticed my other hens picking on her back not bottom so we are pretty sure that is not the problem. I have also noticed her butt scooting so it could possibly be allergies. Please get back to me ASAP, I don't know how much longer she can hang in there.[​IMG]
  2. aohare

    aohare Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 7, 2016
    Spring Hill
    Have you wormed her? I had a friend whos chicken started scooting and it turned out to be a really bad case of round worms.

    If you haven't wormed I would start with Wasine or similar then do a broad spectrum in 10 days or so.

    Can you post a picture of the wound?


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