Silkie with too much poo on her vent

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ryanhodapp, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. ryanhodapp

    ryanhodapp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We noticed yesterday that our black silkie pullet had poo hanging off of her butt. I thought it would come off by itself. WRONG. Her butt looks like a mangled mess similar to a dog.
    I cut out what I could and soaked her in warm water and picked as much off as I could.
    Anything else to do?
    Her vent is not totally uncovered, but the part I did uncover start looking a little raw so I was afraid to do too much.

    any help appreciated.
    Marlene
     
  2. ryanhodapp

    ryanhodapp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone?
     
  3. Brandon97

    Brandon97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dont worry about it, it happens from time to time, especially if the hen has been broody recently
     

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