Not sure what it is called (vent?) 1 week old is pink and swollen she had a pasty buy yesterday I washed it removed dry junk and put some vasoline it looks clean but pink and swollen. Any Ideas I am a newbe
a baby chick with a swollen bottom
Ouch ----- poor baby with a sore tuschy. Is there such a thing as pampers for chickies?
You might want to dust a little Aeromycin powder on her hiney (some will absorb through skin, especially if she's raw there) or add some to water for a few days to help her out in case she's got any infection causing the swelling.
Chickens are a joy.
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