What is wrong with my hen's butt?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lindareynolds, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. lindareynolds

    lindareynolds Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like Blowout. It's when the other chickens pick at it until it looks like that. How clean was your bird? Was there poop all around it? This can cause it to be infected and the chickens to pick at it.
     
  3. lindareynolds

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  4. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would wash her vent off for starters to prevent bacteria from coming in
     
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  6. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has your hen Prolapsed? Blowout is an infection when she is in the process of that and the others come and tear at it. Just in case check for mites.
     
  7. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    That is a prolapsed vent on your hen. Please private message me and I can send you the link for help with your problem.
     
  8. lindareynolds

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    After much research today we did the best we could! There was 2eggs in the prolapse! My husband got them out, but there was a tear. After the eggs were out he put it all back in with perpetration H. She is in a cage in the house. She has access to water. I guess we will see what tomorrow brings. Any suggestions?
     
  9. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    I hope today brings good news and your hen is much better.
     

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