Vent issues

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bravo87, Aug 7, 2016.

  1. Bravo87

    Bravo87 New Egg

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    Help me with what is wrong and what can i do to help her.[​IMG]
     
  2. chickluvinfreak

    chickluvinfreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    It looks like she has vent gleet. Is their diarrhea, or just missing feathers?
     
  3. Bravo87

    Bravo87 New Egg

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  4. cmonkey

    cmonkey Out Of The Brooder

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    This is exactly what my chicken looks like! Even the white feathers. I believe this is vent gleet.
     
  5. chickluvinfreak

    chickluvinfreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Their are ways of treating vent gleet at home. Mainly washing their vent area, probiotics and ACV. But I had a hen a few years ago who got vent gleet after a hawk attack. None of the remedies worked and she died. I would try to get your hen to a vet who could prescribe medications or antibiotics to fight off the infection. Home remedies just aren't strong enough in my opinion to help them heal.
     
  6. lmsw0422

    lmsw0422 Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you suggest using to wash the vent? I have three that were in a dirty coop and we didn't notice it on them. But now they've been moved to a much better coop!
     

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