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I have a two year old speckled sussex. She has, last two

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I have a two year old speckled sussex. She has, for the last two days become very lethagic and has a very bright red rear end with no feathers. From the rear of her keel to the vent. I checked for a stuck egg but nothing found. I see some water intake but not much
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 6 months ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today. When did she last lay?Any signs of loose stool?Are you seeing feathers around the yard/coop she is kept in?Is she with other birds? Do they sleep on raised perches?How did you check for an egg? Via the vent or abdominal palpation?

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