URGENT... LOSS OF FEATHERS ON BUTT WITH POOP AROUND IT.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ConnecticutCowgirl, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. ConnecticutCowgirl

    ConnecticutCowgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all,

    So my beloved Voledemort has lost most/all of the feathers on her butt. The feathers that are left are coated in dried poop. What do I do??? Is it vent gleet? I can post a picture if it helps. All under the vent there is poopy feathers as well... HELP ME!

    Thanks!
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    It may be vent gleet. Wash her bottom off in warm soapy water or epsom salts water, and let her dry in a warm environment. Trim the poopy feathers. Antifungal creams such as mycostatin, Lotrimin, and Nustock can help. Probiotics or some occasional plain yogurt are also helpful.Some info here: http://www.tillysnest.com/2012/12/vent-gleet-prevention-and-treatment.html
     

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