prolapse from ???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by westchics, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. westchics

    westchics New Egg

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    I have a rir that is almost a year old. For a few months now I have been battling what I believe is a prolapse. I wormed all the ladies with wazine in November. Her vent seemed to be clearing up. I withheld eggs for 2 weeks. Everything was going well until this week. I noticed some large bloody eggs again. Checked her and lo and behold she's prolapse and bleeding again. I have brought her in and cleaned her up as best I could. Gently felt for anything eggwise then held her vent so everything would stay in. I placed her in a tote in the house till she dries good with plans to place her in co-op in a crate with a little food and water. And keep her there for a few days in the dark as best I can. Is there anything else I can do? Am I doing all I can? Is it works again if it was works the last time? No one else is having issues...is her eggs too big for her? The get layer and scratch with oyster shell although the don't like the corn in the scratch...

    Just checked her in tote and she has pooped and pushed out again. [​IMG]
     
  2. westchics

    westchics New Egg

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    Just checked on her again. More poop. Now she is dripping blood from vent. Am I battling a lost cause?
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Have you used honey or Preparation H ointment on her vent, inside and out, to reduce swelling? Indeed, some chickens will have repeated episodes of this. If you want to check with a vet, sometimes they can put in a purse string suture to hold the prolapsed tissue inside until it heals. Even that sometimes does not work. Here are 2 good links to read if you haven't seen them:
    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/04/prolapse-vent-causes-treatment-graphic.html
    http://beautyofbirds.com/Prolapse.htm
     

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