SICK HEN!!!!

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

  1. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Overrun With Chickens

    Vent gleet?
     
  3. chickincrazy

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    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 Overrun With Chickens

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

    chickincrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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

    -Kathy
     

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