raw/ scabby bottom found on one of our chickens- advice?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Marletts, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. Marletts

    Marletts New Egg

    Aug 20, 2016
    Just found this on one of our 4 chickens, they just started laying a couple weeks ago. She is in good spirits, eating fine, acting normal and appears to be laying. We were told to use diatomaceous earth to dust her and spread in coop for parasites, worms, etc. and topical cleaning spray and anti fungal/ bacterial treatment spray on the wound. Suggestions? And advice on what this is and the cause and treatment?

  2. Newmamabear

    Newmamabear Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2016
    This looks like vent gleet to me, some good threads with different treatment options on here :)
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