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Chickens dying

 
Lynn Gall
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I have lost 3 chickens in the last 2 months. All had prolapsed orifices. My neighbor an exoperienced chicken man told me I need Germizone- pink stuff in their water bowl. Is there a natural product I could use for my chooks?
 
Renate Howard
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I'm wondering if they're egg-bound and the prolapse is a part of them straining to push the egg out? If you lose another, see if there's an egg in there! They could be too fat, or could have some sort of uterine infection.
 
Sarah Yao
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They could be prolapsing due to low calcium. I had one do that and found that their calcium bowl, which was not where I would see it every day, was empty. I found reference to low calcium and prolapse online and have moved their bowl so that I see it every day.
 
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