Rooster Butt turning bumpy red. Picture

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dacdeihl, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. dacdeihl

    dacdeihl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 24, 2009
    NorthEast, In
    Does anyone know what is happening to my rooster bottom. The red area right below his rectum is all bumpy red and lost his feather. Picture below shows.

  2. AmyBella

    AmyBella Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    Western MA
    Wow, that looks terrible! I have no idea what it could be... hopefully someone with more experience will see it and be able to help.
  3. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    could it be new feathers stuck underneath?
  4. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    WOW I do not know either I hope someone comes along to help Im sure they will.Thats looks like it hurts
  5. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    Yeah, I looked at the pic earlier and had no idea what it might be. Is it raw or is it imflamed follicles (or whtever they are called where the feathers come out) couldit be mites of some sort that might have burrowed under the flesh? Is he in pain? Really no clue. Hope you find an answer and a treatment.
  6. mypicklebird

    mypicklebird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2008
    Sonoma Co, CA
    Those look like really inflammed feather follicles. Is he a really randy rooster? Many roosters are irritated there due to the 'friction' that happens while they mount and mate. There is probably some retained moisture as well. If this is a really randy rooster, I would separate him from his girls for 2-3 weeks, treat for external mites/lice just in case (carbaryl or pyrethrin, not DE), warm compress the area daily- and see what happens.

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