Ascetis, also called Water Belly, is a common problem with fast growing meat chickens, and also in older laying hens. It is not a disease, so it is not contagious to the rest of your flock. It is a symptom of a deeper problem, and unfortunately is eventually fatal. A hen with water belly will usually have the following symptoms…
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