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She has a huge rear end down below the vent. it is kinda
She has a huge rear end down below the vent. it is kinda hard and she is becoming more and more sensitive to the touch. I have been epson salt soaking her for couple days because her butt is matted do… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
My chicken's comb is limp and bluefish. When I palpitate her
My chicken's comb is limp and bluefish. When I palpitate her above her crop , it feels like a half filled balloon. When I massage there vigorously, she vomits up a watery blend of water and crumble, t… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
My hen has a very bloated/inflamed lower abdomen and isn't
My hen has a very bloated/inflamed lower abdomen and isn't wanting to move much. When she does walk she kinda of waddles and her wings fall out on the ground a little. Her butt kind of feels like a ba… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
48,436 satisfied customers
My 3 yr old hen is acting more lethargic. No discharge eyes,
My 3 yr old hen is acting more lethargic. No discharge eyes, nose, comb darker red with hint of purple tips, Crop feels fine, checked vent, doesnt feel like any egg, had dried pop on her butt, feet lo… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
48,436 satisfied customers
My Parakeet died. It had a distended abdomen. I am wondering
My Parakeet died. It had a distended abdomen. I am wondering why it died. I have two others and am concerned there is a condition that might be affecting them. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,073 satisfied customers
My chicken is very bloated and won't drink water. She just
My chicken is very bloated and won't drink water. She just sits hunched over and does not want to move. I washed her belly in warm water and removed the faeces. Her comb colour is good and there is no… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
22,051 satisfied customers
One of our chickens will only eat soft food. I took her to
One of our chickens will only eat soft food. I took her to our vet because I thought that she was egg bound. She was ex-rayed but no sign of an egg or anything abnormal. When we feel her underside beh… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My hen looks quite poorly she is eating very little sits
My hen looks quite poorly she is eating very little sits hunched up and has a huge swollen abdomen causing her to walk with great difficulty… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
22,051 satisfied customers
I have 3 exbats and who i have had for a few years. two of
I have 3 exbats and who i have had for a few years. two of them have floppy combs and dirty bottoms and the other one has a comb that has turned very dark at the top with a dirty bottom. They are all … read more
Fiona Steel
Fiona Steel
Veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
224 satisfied customers
i have 4 chickens approx 2 yrs old ,one has become very lethargic
i have 4 chickens approx 2 yrs old ,one has become very lethargic and appears to have bloating in the frontal region[gizzard],her eyes are bright ,comb erect.Any ideas?… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Veterinarian Avian Health Consultant
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My Dominique hen is extremely swollen between her legs and
My Dominique hen is extremely swollen between her legs and up to her vent. Abdomen area? The area is very warm to the touch and feels soft. I just used olive oil to examine the vent and cannot feel an… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
22,051 satisfied customers
Our chickens abdomen is bloated and she is lethargic. We
Our chicken's abdomen is bloated and she is lethargic. We can see no other visible symptoms. She's always had caking of poop on her behind, but we don't know if it's related. She's about 3 years old a… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
22,051 satisfied customers
One of my chickens died today. I removed its feathers and head
One of my chickens died today. I removed its feathers and head in preparation for butchering, and noted an unusually bloated mass below the vent. I have stopped butchering, anticipating that the chick… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
22,051 satisfied customers
Hen: old) seems to be bloated / puffed out..eyes closed..lethargic
Hi, one of my Hen's (about a year old) seems to be bloated / puffed out. She is huddling away from the other chickens and has her eyes closed a lot. She is eating a little but seems very lethargic. He… read more
Fiona Steel
Fiona Steel
Veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
224 satisfied customers
hen: attacked..one eye closed..black marks like tar on comb and ears.
two weeks ago my ex batt hen was found cowering under the wheel barrow badly attacked on the head. one eye closed for 5 days. black marks like tar on comb and ears. Puffed up like a puff ball. not wal… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Veterinarian Avian Health Consultant
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Hello my hen is lethargic, droopy comb and has very watery
Hello my hen is lethargic, droopy comb and has very watery poo. She eats ok but appears to be very thirsty and cannot keep up with the other hens. She is fluffed up and goes to bed early. She is not l… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
large growth on my hens chest. Feels like it is full of fluid.
large growth on my hens chest. Feels like it is full of fluid. No pain when touched, but is alittle ward to touch… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
hen: noticed over the last couple of days..swollen..Her tail is held
I have an ex battery hen who I have had since August last year. I have noticed over the last couple of days that she has had a really dirty rear end and when I have checked her today her stomach seems… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
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