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Swollen abdomen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JRRichardson, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. JRRichardson

    JRRichardson New Egg

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    I have barred rock with a swollen (and bald) abdomen and a lot of poop stuck to the remaining feathers below the vent. What does she likely have going on?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG]. Has she laid a egg recently?
     
  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    She could be lay internaly or has a bunch of fluid built up down there. If it is fluid, try draining it out.
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Here are some things for you to google if interested to see:

    lymphoid leukosis
    poultry ascites
    fatty liver syndrome
    eggyolk peritonitis
    egg binding


    Sorry I don't know what is wrong.
     

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