Stringy piece of reddy orange coming out of hens bum

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Casper417, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. Casper417

    Casper417 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have a 2 nearly 3 month old female brahma and when i went out this morning her crop was hard and she was acting normal with normal amount of energy but had a string piece of reddy/orange colour stuff coming from her bum. any ideas what it could be? i have pictures but there not very good.
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  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    It looks as though a stringy piece of shed intestinal lining got caught in the fluff/feathers on her rear end. Use scissors to trim back fluff/feathers for a clear "shot" to the ground when she excretes feces. If you dont, feces stuck on the rear end will invite flies causing fly strike. Then there will be big problems.
     
  3. Casper417

    Casper417 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you.
     

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