Smelly hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Malteasers, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. OK, a light sussex hybrid hen approx 1 year. Absolutely fine yesterday (but I know chickens hide symptoms) and she laid an egg. Today she is sitting a lot, tail down, orange stain on feathers around vent (blood?) and it smells. Can't describe the smell, maybe a tad fishy? Similar smell from mouth but not as bad. Considered empying her crop but it was empty. Wondering what to try next. TIA
  2. kellysmall87

    kellysmall87 Chillin' With My Peeps

    How did you get on with this? I have similar...

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