silly question but im still going to ask

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bevis, Dec 30, 2015.

  1. bevis

    bevis Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2014
    I currently have a sick chicken that has diarrhea and her bottom is extremely dirty. Is it okay for me to make a tub of lukewarm water and Wash
    her Bottom in it by setting her in that water and gently trying to get her clean?
  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    She MUST be completely dry before returning her to the coop.
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2015
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    If this is the lethargic chicken with the swollen eye, I would probably keep her inside the house to keep her warm anyway.
  4. bevis

    bevis Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2014
    Yes , this is the chicken with the eye problem.
    I have a small coop and run that i use for a jail
    for girls that are bad. it has a sweeter heater inside it
    that i can turn on, but I'm in florida and it was 86 here today.
    i can move her from the main coop to the jail so she is alone.
    Im just worried about repercussions when she's returned to the
    main flock.

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