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What do I do? Hen with Shatty Butt....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickenhuntin, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. Chickenhuntin

    Chickenhuntin Out Of The Brooder

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    Her feathers are caked in Poo. Do I trim them off? or what? Please help me. It's like a poo mop on my eggs and other girls.lol!
     
  2. Loddie Da

    Loddie Da Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can trim or pluck the feathers,
    In some fluffier breeds trimming of the feathers near the vent is recommended grooming hygiene & can increase fertility rates (all those feathers can get in the way) aslong as she dose not have Diarrhea the trimming/plucking will do.

    Remeber to re-trim her after every molt & do not cut bloodfeathers.
     

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