My first dying chicken. What is it?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mattyj198, Oct 6, 2016.

  1. mattyj198

    mattyj198 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had chickens for a few years with no problems at all. Today I went to the coop to let the chickens out and they all seemed fine. Just now I went back down and one of my silkies is laying on its side close to death. I poked at it and moved it a little to see if anything had bitten it but it was fine. Then I saw black goop and white worm things on its bum. I think I may have read something about that before. Can anyone help?
     
  2. blairctchickens

    blairctchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well until someone can find out what the issue is, first I would get a photo of her vent area up on the thread so people can see what the issue is. then I would clean her vent area with warm water and hope for the best until a cure is brought up.
     
  3. mattyj198

    mattyj198 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can I post a photo like that? its pretty gross.
     
  4. blairctchickens

    blairctchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. blairctchickens

    blairctchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes you can post. you would be surprised of the photo's of all the bad chicken bums that are on here. LOL
     

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