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STAINED VENT

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lilywater101, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. Lilywater101

    Lilywater101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey, Could anyone please give me help on my hen. Her vent is stained with feces and has not cleared up. At the moment she has been acting fine. But her eggs do come out with blood smeared on the egg or with some poop. Is this normal?? Any advice on how i can get her vent cleaned up or what she has?? Is her vent "condition" have anything with how her eggs come out. Please help any suggestions would GREATLY be appreciated![​IMG]
     
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    It's OK to bathe a chicken. Bring her into the house and put her in a sink with a few inches of warm water. That will break up the feces and give you a clear view of what's going on.

    Be sure to dry her off - a hair dryer on low works well - before you put her back outside.
     
  3. Lilywater101

    Lilywater101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank You for your help. I will try it.[​IMG]
     

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