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My chicken has a bloody vent, with some tissue poking out,
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One of my chickens has a tube coming out of her vent the end
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Dr. Bob,This is my Leghorn that had the prolapsed vent
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I have a chicken that is egg bound. She has been this way sense
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i have just carefully removed a broken egg from my bantams
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