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Care sheet for a prolapsed chicken - HH00001
This comprehensive 8 page booklet on emergency care at home for a chicken with a life-threatening prolapse has been produced from our many years of experience in dealing with this issue. It contains, in detail, background information on the causes of prolapse and what to look out for. Should you wish to tackle a prolapse yourself we take you through all the steps necessary and even include the commonly available products and equipment you will need. The proper treatment to heal the prolapse, and also to safely extract an egg if necessary. To further help, we include appropriate illustrations and our contact details for on-going advice.
A prolapse is a very serious condition, especially one that has been pecked by other chickens, but with the right and timely help you can often avoid a one way visit to the vet.