White paste on chicken's vents

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by punky rooster, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
    My production reds have had this white paste like stuff on their vents. It smells very bad and They have had it for a few months now.
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    Can anyone identify this and how do I treat it?
    thanks
    punky
     
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    it looks like a messy poop... what about trimming the feathers a little... Mine did it for a while before i cut back treats
     
  3. eatcud

    eatcud New Egg

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    I agree, my chickens have it so often so I just put a glove on and wash her butt with a hose (gently so that I am not blasting her with 20mph water streams). It may sound disgusting but it works for me. Hope this is helpful;)
     
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  4. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
    Quote:OK i will try it it really smells bad too
     
  5. charsbird

    charsbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds like vent gleet?
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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