My hen's bum keeps pulsating... Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by alecia86, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. alecia86

    alecia86 Out Of The Brooder

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    Lol funny question, I know. But we've noticed her bum is constantly twitching/pulsating. This is the new one we got yesterday, and I haven't noticed this with penny. Coud she have worms? Or is it normal?
     
  2. Nutcase

    Nutcase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A twitching/pulsating vent is completely normal, but is more noticeable in laying hens. She's completely fine, don't worry about her! Though you may not have noticed it in 'Penny', I'm sure she does it too.
     
  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Its totally normal. :)
     
  4. alecia86

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    Oh excellent! Thanks for that - its great to know :D
     

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