They all have red, raw, featherless bottoms!! And some are without feathers on their backs at the base of their tails.

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Customer: They all have red, raw, featherless bottoms!! And some are without feathers on their backs at the base of their tails. We thought maybe with summer and getting to have dirt baths again there would be regrowth, but they are still looking red and raw. Thanks for any help!!
JA: I'll do all I can to help. When did you first notice the bird had this growth?
Customer: their bottoms have been bald for 6 months. They are laying well.
JA: And what's the bird's name and age?
Customer: They are our chickens. 12 hens.
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I think that might be all... thank you!
Answered by LoridawnG in 4 mins 11 months ago
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is the rooster rough? Or are there some mites? I would suggest trying a homeopathic remedy called sulphur 30 c for the red bum. You can order it online and give a few pellets in their water supply every day to see if it helps
Ok that sounds great. We do not have a rooster. Do I need to somehow apply it to the chicken as well, or just in their water?
I don't see any mites, but that would be my best guess. It's all 12 of the ladies!

the remedy typically just goes in the water but I have sprayed it directly onto the affected area with mites for better results . You can also combine it with another remedy called stapysagaria 30c for lice as well.

Great. I will give both a try. Thank you very much!! Can I get back to you by texting this number again in a few weeks if there is not improvement?

yes it stays open for a few days

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