One of my buff girls died last night.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by roodle2, Mar 3, 2015.

  1. roodle2

    roodle2 In the Brooder

    Aug 11, 2010
    Noticed yesterday she was distancing herself from flock and was just standing with feathers ruffled out. When I got her inside to look at her she had lots of poop on her bottom, what looked like a cut on her vent, and the whole area smelled horrible. I washed her and dried her with hair dryer then put Veterycin on her then put her in a cage on the porch. She looked fine and was eating but this morning she was dead. I think she had some kind of infection since she still smelled really bad and I feel terrible I didn't catch it earlier.
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
    Sorry for your loss. Chickens are great for hiding health problems.

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