1. Chick Phil A

    Chick Phil A Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 9, 2012
    Came home from work today and found my dominant mutt hen (spurs and all) with a serious case of prolapse, almost 2" and bloody. The others were pecking her senseless every time she turned her back. I separated her, got out the gloves, calmed her down, and gently put her back together. She immediately re-prolapsed and expelled blood with a movement. More massaging and movements, with re-insertion of prolapse, followed by another massive re-prolapse and blood. I gently swabbed her down with damp paper towels and saw that she had been torn up at the end of her internals.

    I calmed her again and put her down on the block. It was for the best but man-oh-man what an awful feeling, I haven't had to do that before.

    On the right of the RIR rooster

  2. macdoogle2

    macdoogle2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2011
    San Diego
    You did what you had to do. I hope I can when I have too. Raising chickens is such a joy and then again....So sorry for your little hen.

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