My Rooster with deformed vent, Please Help!

Yann2020

Hatching
Dec 25, 2020
6
2
6
Hello Everybody,

I have a 3 year old rooster I don't know the reason for the deformation of its vent and its no longer normal, I take him every one or two weeks to a doctor not speciality in chicken to help him to poop because poop is like cement, it closes its vent

I am looking for a specialist doctor to consult with to treat my Rooster because he needs an operation to make its vent normal and also to treat a cause of white tumors in the vent and stool that cannot be removed because it is so hard

My Rooster is in good health, mating, active, crowing, he's been eating fine but when unable to pass stool, it hurts him, he becomes inactive and moves away from the rest of the chicken and its condition deteriorated and returns to its activity after pooping after I take him to the doctor and he make a simple operation in its vent to help him poop but after week or more the same problem return to him...

Please Help and Thank you so much
 

hysop

Back from hiatus (11/24/21)
Premium Feather Member
Sep 16, 2019
4,002
14,271
706
SW Georgia
What does he eat?

The deformity could be due to the constant strain of trying to poop probably.

I wouldn’t hatch out any eggs that he fertilized. It could also be bad genes.

How was he all these previous years?

The deformation could also be due to the constant surgeries.
 

Wyorp Rock

🐓 ❤ 🐛
Premium Feather Member
6 Years
Sep 20, 2015
40,827
59,159
1,362
Southern N.C. Mountains
Hello Everybody,

I have a 3 year old rooster I don't know the reason for the deformation of its vent and its no longer normal, I take him every one or two weeks to a doctor not speciality in chicken to help him to poop because poop is like cement, it closes its vent

I am looking for a specialist doctor to consult with to treat my Rooster because he needs an operation to make its vent normal and also to treat a cause of white tumors in the vent and stool that cannot be removed because it is so hard

My Rooster is in good health, mating, active, crowing, he's been eating fine but when unable to pass stool, it hurts him, he becomes inactive and moves away from the rest of the chicken and its condition deteriorated and returns to its activity after pooping after I take him to the doctor and he make a simple operation in its vent to help him poop but after week or more the same problem return to him...

Please Help and Thank you so much
Welcome To BYC.

Since you already have a vet, ask them to refer you to a specialist.

Not sure what's going on with your rooster but you may want to consider if continued trips and stress of deterioration, then getting better may be taking it's tole on him. Doesn't sound like he's in good health if the problem can't be corrected and he's not able to poop.
 

Yann2020

Hatching
Dec 25, 2020
6
2
6
What does he eat?

The deformity could be due to the constant strain of trying to poop probably.

I wouldn’t hatch out any eggs that he fertilized. It could also be bad genes.

How was he all these previous years?

The deformation could also be due to the constant surgeries.

------

Since his birth and during his early years, he was normal, he was sick twice but he was treated with medication quickly

He eats most of the things we eat and prepares, as well as fruits, also vegetables boiled from carrots, pumpkins, and eggs. Cooked fish, chicken meat, lamb, cooked rice he loves most biscuits, sweets, chocolates and sweet things etc...but all these things not daily just sometimes in different days during month and he does not like his food very much, such as corn, barley, and chicken feed.

I hope none of these foods were the cause of what happened to him?
 

hysop

Back from hiatus (11/24/21)
Premium Feather Member
Sep 16, 2019
4,002
14,271
706
SW Georgia
------

Since his birth and during his early years, he was normal, he was sick twice but he was treated with medication quickly

He eats most of the things we eat and prepares, as well as fruits, also vegetables boiled from carrots, pumpkins, and eggs. Cooked fish, chicken meat, lamb, cooked rice he loves most biscuits, sweets, chocolates and sweet things etc...but all these things not daily just sometimes in different days during month and he does not like his food very much, such as corn, barley, and chicken feed.

I hope none of these foods were the cause of what happened to him?

Honestly, I would stop treats altogether for at least a month and only give him chicken feed. And see if that changes anything. My guess is it will. Chickens shouldn’t eat all that as their main food source. That is most likely what’s causing him to have digestive problems.

Chocolate and sweets for sure don’t give him ever.

What kind of chicken feed do you use?
 

Abriana

Spicy Sugar Cookie
Apr 26, 2017
5,126
56,670
1,217
Midgard
------

Since his birth and during his early years, he was normal, he was sick twice but he was treated with medication quickly

He eats most of the things we eat and prepares, as well as fruits, also vegetables boiled from carrots, pumpkins, and eggs. Cooked fish, chicken meat, lamb, cooked rice he loves most biscuits, sweets, chocolates and sweet things etc...but all these things not daily just sometimes in different days during month and he does not like his food very much, such as corn, barley, and chicken feed.

I hope none of these foods were the cause of what happened to him?
Chocolate is toxic to animals, you should not feed him sweets or bread. They are pretty bad for chickens. If it is a physical problem with his vent then these foods are probably not the direct cause but I would definitely stop the sweets especially the chocolate, and the bread and rice as they may contribute to his overall bad condition. You can feed him vegetables as healthy treats (occasionally fruit and sometimes I give my chickens a little treat like oats, bread, or mealworms but that is less than once a month even) and someone on here can refer you to a chicken feed that is healthy for him. Chickens cannot eat the same things as people can. The reason he probably does not like his food is because he has been fed too many other things that are not healthy. As said above, I would stop all treats for now.
 

Yann2020

Hatching
Dec 25, 2020
6
2
6
Welcome To BYC.

Since you already have a vet, ask them to refer you to a specialist.

Not sure what's going on with your rooster but you may want to consider if continued trips and stress of deterioration, then getting better may be taking it's tole on him. Doesn't sound like he's in good health if the problem can't be corrected and he's not able to poop.

-----

I take it to a dog and cat doctor who helps him to pooping, but after a week or more it returns to a blockage because white things are forming there and also very hard stools that I cannot clean.

There is no doctor specializing in chickens near in my location, that's why I want a website or email address for a specialty doctor to communicate with. I am ready to travel to treat him.
 

hysop

Back from hiatus (11/24/21)
Premium Feather Member
Sep 16, 2019
4,002
14,271
706
SW Georgia
-----

I take it to a dog and cat doctor who helps him to pooping, but after a week or more it returns to a blockage because white things are forming there and also very hard stools that I cannot clean.

There is no doctor specializing in chickens near in my location, that's why I want a website or email address for a specialty doctor to communicate with. I am ready to travel to treat him.

Stopping treats will be a good place to start. And give him only chicken feed. All-flock chicken feed is what people recommend. I’m sure you’ll see a difference in him.

Chickens don’t need all those treats.

Like humans, we need healthy food to be regular. Poop is a huge health indicator and junk food will cause poop abnormalities.

Have you ever eaten hot Cheetos and then gone to the bathroom? Your body tells you how bad hot Cheetos are for you 😂
 

Eggcessive

Addict
Premium Feather Member
10 Years
Apr 3, 2011
62,516
55,567
1,322
southern Ohio
I would agree to stop all of the people food, and feed him mostly a good quality all flock chicken feed. You could give him the occasional small treat of egg, ground meat, tuna, or fish, but not too often. A little chilled coconut oil cut into small pieces to peck, or a tsp of mineral oil mixed into some food might help to lubricate and soften his poop. You could manually remove some hard poop and lubricate his vent with mineral oil and a disposable glove if need be. It would be difficult to deal with a constantly constipated rooster, so if his quality of life does not seem good, I might consider putting him down.

The white deposits sound like he is having the white urates cake and form hard pieces around his vent. This can be a sign of vent gleet. I would try to remove them myself at home to cause him less stress.
 

hysop

Back from hiatus (11/24/21)
Premium Feather Member
Sep 16, 2019
4,002
14,271
706
SW Georgia
It shows you really love your rooster if you are willing to take him to the vet multiple times. 😊
 

New posts New threads Active threads

Top Bottom