Oh, dear. That looks quite sore.Patricia's bum is bright red.
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I'm assuming that's the Uropygial gland. Everything round there is red & infected as well.
I am not happy. My girls are stressing me out just now.
I have slathered her in Betadine & started her on Medh's antibiotics ~ which are a broad spectrum antibiotic.
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The poor girl is sort of moulting just now too.
I'm hoping this is not another vet trip ~ which it will be if things don't improve drastically by next week.
Oh, dear. That looks quite sore.
I am so glad to hear that. It is amazing to me when they really seem to understand we are helping. I'm not sure why it amazes me; it makes sense. But I still enjoy the surprise!I think it must have been. She seems more comfortable today & she is being brilliant about taking medication! She's one of my oldest girls too so one of my more stable flock members. She seems to know I'm trying to help & is co~operating beautifully.
That does sound like a lot of work, and time-consuming.
I hope all your girls are restored to excellent health.
chickens are high maintenance for sure.