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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickincrazy, Oct 9, 2014.

  1. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chirping

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    I have a buff orpington hen. Recently I picked her up to check her for lice and I noticed a nasty yellow crust built up around her vent. It reeks so bad that even after you set her down you can still smell it. I thought maybe it was a yeast infection but it doesn't seem like one, Does anyone have any idea what this could be?

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  2. hennible

    hennible Crowing

    Vent gleet?
     
  3. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chirping

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    I'm not sure. She's not swollen or red, and acts perfectly happy. [​IMG]
     
  4. hennible

    hennible Crowing

    My bets on vent gleet... Can't think of anything else right now. The vent gleet treatments won't hurt if it's something else.
     
  5. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Crowing

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    Post a pic of her backside...
     
  6. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chirping

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    K
     

  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Clean off her backside with warm water and take a picture of that.

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