Urgent HELP!!! PLEASE read! Chicken is loosing weight fast

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CountryChickenz, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. CountryChickenz

    CountryChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everyone, I have two chickens that have very similar symptoms, they're losing weight fast, their poop is pasty and kind of chunky/watery, their feathers by their butts are starting to turn in different directions, and their butt smells and the skin is red around the bases of the feathers... I have one chicken that lost all of its weight and it is very sad to watch, and one is just starting to lose the weight. I am currently giving them a molasses water solution to hopefully act like a laxative where it'll flush anything out, I am thinking it might be vent gleet. I currently also have TSC's save a chick probiotic and electrolyte water available, and am also offering a wide variety of food. Do you think I should use the molasses water to try and flush them out/ clear any yeast infections out of digestive tract? Or is there anything better? I will post the picture of it's butt, and its poop. Also, the area around the butt (abdomen) is very swollen??? Please help or direct me to help!
    Thank you all so much for your time!:)[​IMG]

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  2. CountryChickenz

    CountryChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just bumping it to the top! Please help!!
     
  3. Allears

    Allears Chillin' With My Peeps

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