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prolapse but still going strong

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Crooked Beak, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. Crooked Beak

    Crooked Beak Hatching

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    I thought she was a goner, but she seems to be slowly recovering. My Ruby (new Hampshire Red) has a bad case of prolapse. I keep her inside at night away from everyone else, clean her up and in the morning I put her outside with the others. She seem fine, happy, eating a bit. But the thinng keeps coming back out. Will it ever stay in there? or am I just buying time?
     
  2. Have you used preparation H to shrink the protrusion? Sounds like you stlil have a chance, I hope experienced owners will jump in here shortly, I'd hate to see you lose her.
     
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2009
  3. wings

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    I had a prolapsed hen who we lost after she was looking good and seeming to get better. I am not trying to be pessimistic, but you should brace yourself for an unexpected death, just in case.
    Are you pushing the tissue back in? Sometimes I would not recommend that because the tissue could be dead. In this case, you should just let it die and fall off.

    Good luck!!!
     
  4. lichick28

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    I had a silver lace wyandotte that I constantly had to treat with preparation H. It would be fine & go back in & 2 days later it would be prolapsed again. I had to keep her seperated from the rest because the others would pick on it. She died after 3 weeks of it constantly happening. Good luck to you & your girl
     
  5. whatsup chickenbutt

    whatsup chickenbutt Songster

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    I have a barred rock that had a very bad prolapse and it healed. I have a post on here with pics and progression. She is fine now. It went back in completely, and all of her feathers have grown back around her vent. I almost killed her, she stunk, and the prolapse was terrible. Check my thread about her.
    Im glad I waited.
     

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