Vent Crusted ,Swollen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tjwharton24, May 20, 2011.

  1. tjwharton24

    tjwharton24 New Egg

    May 11, 2011
    This is whats going on with my new splash Cochin Migi. She is only 5 days and i just cleaned her poof (vent) she had crusty bottom a lot of poo crusted up. I cleaned her off and her vent is swollen.
    Can i use olive oil? and how can I make sure shes getting enough water? should I take a syringe and momma her for a couple?
  2. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    A little olive oil around her vent area will help from any more poo building up. I would watch her and make sure she's eating, drinking and pooping normally. As for the swollen vent could she have a little dried poo built up in her vent? I know of someone that had to gently squeeze her chickens vent area to make sure she was cleaned out but I think her chicken was older. Could you give her a little warm water soak to see if it help her pass any poo?

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