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She is weak and not moving. Young polish chicken. Last
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Avian Medicine Residency
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I have a Cornish cross hen with prolapsed vent. Yesterday
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Ariel is a 5 month old golden comet that is large and
Ariel is a 5 month old golden comet that is large and healthy by appearance. She started laying on time and has been just as active as the other 3. She started standing alone, not eating or drinking 3… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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We have a backyard chicken that is in pretty rough shape and
We have a backyard chicken that is in pretty rough shape and appears to have Vent Gleet and possibly Flystrike. We are looking for advice on whether we should attempt to treat her or if it would be be… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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My 1.5 year old hen has prolapse vent. Its been a week since
my 1.5 year old hen has prolapse vent. Its been a week since i've isolated her, applied Vetericyn at least 2x daily, manually put her vent back inside but its still coming out. Shortly after I put her… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My 3 yr old hen is acting more lethargic. No discharge eyes,
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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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Bloody diarrhea and loss of feathers in her hind end. I have
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,940 satisfied customers
I have a muscovy duck with a prolapsed vent. Her vent is
are you not reading my answers? I have told you twice already … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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2,940 satisfied customers
My hen has her oviduct and intestines hanging out. I have
My hen has her oviduct and intestines hanging out. I have washed, treated with Preparation H and attempted to push them back inside. They do not stay and pop back out. She is inside in a crate. What c… read more
Dr. Jo
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BA
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One of my chickens has a tube coming out of her vent the end
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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
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I have a 7 1/2 month old silver-laced Polish hen. She has a
I have a 7 1/2 month old silver-laced Polish hen. She has a half inch of her vent prolapsed. There is white drainage from the vent--looks like a broken egg membrane, and doesn't have an odor. It was b… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
7,940 satisfied customers
Two days ago one of my four chickens layed an egg that had
Two days ago one of my four chickens layed an egg that had blood on the shell again today there was a shell with blood so I checked out my girls and one has somethng hanging outside of her vent and he… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Hi. My young chicken has a prolapsed vent, i have bathed it
Hi. My young chicken has a prolapsed vent, i have bathed it in warm water and put her back in her coop/run. What else should i do- she doesnt appear stressed but it is obviously irritating her?… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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one of our chooks has a very red and swollen vent and it looks
one of our chooks has a very red and swollen vent and it looks as though there is inside matter coming out. The wound is weeping and so all its rear feathers are constantly wet. what can we do for it.… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi one of my hens has poop around its backside and redness.
Hi one of my hens has poop around its backside and redness. Do you know what might be wrong with her. thanks… read more
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My chickens rear end looks to have a hemorrhage...it is out
My chicken's rear end looks to have a hemorrhage...it is out about 3/4 of an inch, slightly bloody and very smelly. I washed her bottom best I could. What should I do next.… read more
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young layer hen has swollen vent and large droppings. skin
young layer hen has swollen vent and large droppings. skin is raw under vent. feathers starting to pull away.… read more
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Dr. Bob
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10 month old..small grape size protrusion from her vent..treat
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