Baby cornish cross call

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rebeccamariemiller, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. rebeccamariemiller

    rebeccamariemiller Out Of The Brooder

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    I just checked on my baby cornish cross chicks. One of them is very dirty on its back ens and its but is very swollen. It was in with 5 others I removed it and wiped its butt with a warm paper towel. It went to the bathroom while I was carrying it inside to keep an eye on it. Otherwise it seems ok. It walks around a little and still chirps real loud. It even attempts to pull away while im checking it. I have it in the basement by itself and it is sitting like it is just resting. Any ideas on what to look for amd do for it short of a vet visit? I don't have the funds for a vet visit.
     
  2. etammy

    etammy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read that their poop can block their anus and stop them from being able to poop. Was the poop dried like a plug that you cleaned off?
     
  3. rebeccamariemiller

    rebeccamariemiller Out Of The Brooder

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    There was just a thin layer that didn't feel very hard.
     

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