THIS just came out of my chicken's cloaca.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by luckyclucker, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. luckyclucker

    luckyclucker Out Of The Brooder

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    I hope the picture posted. Has anyone seen one of these? It had a bit of watery blood in it as I pulled it out. It doesn't look like a worm. Some kind of egg malformation? The bird is lethargic and continues to poop small amounts of very smelly watery blood.
     
  2. they'reHISchickens

    they'reHISchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it hard/soft?
    Could it be partial shell or egg membrane?
     
  3. luckyclucker

    luckyclucker Out Of The Brooder

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    It's soft and rubbery. The chickens are also undergoing treatment for infectious coryza, which the vet said is gallimycin in their water. I'm wondering if this is messing with their reproductive system. That said, this bird was already looking lethargic and "off" before I started the drugs (6 days ago). I, too, thought this might be some kind of egg-thing. Her abdomen seems very swollen to me. I just bathed her because the poop she was excreting was horrible smelling (the coryza) and stuck to her feathers.
     
  4. redhen689

    redhen689 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea but someone else posted a similar photo just a few days ago.
     

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