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Rooster has diaper rash or ??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by idahoan, Aug 6, 2008.

  1. idahoan

    idahoan Out Of The Brooder

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    I have an Ameracauna Rooster 1 yr with a very red butt all around his vent. He eats well and seems to be OK. I originally thought he rubbed himself raw on the hens but after isolating him, he has not healed. Any info on this is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Sounds like mites. Has he been treated for external parasites?
     
  3. idahoan

    idahoan Out Of The Brooder

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    I dusted him with DE today for possible mites. He is the only one out of 25 chickens that has this problem. Will see what the DE does. Thanks for the advise.[​IMG]
     

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