Jump to content

Bare, red bottoms !

Recommended Posts





Dear Forum members,


Please can you have a look at these photos and tell me what is wrong with this bottom ? Some of the marks look a bit like ingrown feathers, you may be able to see on the close up picture.


This bird is a light Sussex, approx 4 years old, in good health and still laying. We have a white and buff Orpington with similarly affected nether regions. All the birds are happy and healthy and laying well, despite the cold and snow.


Is it an infection, or mites, I've had a good look and can't see any crawlers or droppings, or just old fashioned pecking.


Thanks for any help and advice you can give.



Edited by Guest
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...