What's wrong with my chicken?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sydstead, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. sydstead

    sydstead Hatching

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    These past couple of weeks I've been noticing my chicken giving me bloody eggs(if any at all) and she's been having a lot of trouble pooing..I don't know what's up with her, but because of the blood the other girls started pecking at her vent area and making it bleed.. I baracaded her from the others so she can't get any more hurt.. She is in the coop with the chickens but in a smaller cage..I will provide pictures as reference.. Do you happen to know what going on with her, and how to fix it? Thank you in advance[​IMG]
     
  2. Paganrose

    Paganrose Songster

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    Welcome to Byc!

    I am so sorry you are having this issue. It is a good thing to have her separated. Is she showing any other signs of distress? not eating/drinking, weight loss, bloating, lethargic? I now I am not much for help with chicken diseases- If you post on the emergency thread you should get more help.

    You may also be able to find some helpful info in the learning center.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. I don't have any experience with the issue you mention, but i just searched here on BYC and there's some threads and resources that may help answer your question. Here it is:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=bloody+eggs

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please don't have her in with the other birds, as long as they see red they will continue to go after her possibly resulting in cannibalism. The others have given great links to your problem. Hope you find the solution.
     
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. How's your girl doing?
     

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