What is wrong with my hen?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by waddles99, Jul 20, 2016.

  1. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today, when I inspected my buff Orpington hen, I noticed she had a bloody ball coming out of her vent. I touched it, and it was soft, and pus came out. She is acting fine, but I am still worried. Any thoughts? [​IMG]
     
  2. Cluckcluck1215

    Cluckcluck1215 Overrun With Chickens

    I do not know.she could be egg bound.does she have any of these symptoms:
    Walking like a penguin.
    No interest of eating or drinking.
    Pale skin.
    Droop comb.
    I do not think she is,but she might.ii hope that somebody that knows more comes.
     
  3. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just checked on her, and it was totally gone and looked normal? I couldn't find the "ball" anywhere in the coop?? Im thinking maybe this is a normal part of her that is exposed while laying, since she was laying when i took her.
     

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