Baby chick with a swollen bum

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 31665, May 29, 2008.

  1. 31665

    31665 In the Brooder

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    I have a chick with a swollen bum It was pasty yesterday and I cleaned it now it is pink and swollen My first batch of chicks and grateful for the help
     
  2. DuckLady

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    If you cleaned it, there will still be some irritation from the pasty poop and there is a back up of poo, the bottom will be swollen.
    Keep an eye on it and keep it clean.
     

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