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**big butts.... swollen is thsi normal?**

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DirtCreature, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i got chicks the other day they where 4 weeks old. there butts look kinda swollen. is this normal?

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  2. PamB

    PamB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Dayville, CT
    They just look fluffy to me....is the vent area ok?
     
  3. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    are they cornish cross?
     
  4. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Perfectly normal fluffy butts
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  5. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, thanks everyone
     
  6. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    It's normal. They absorb the yolk into their body cavity right before they hatch, so that big bump is egg yolk-sized. It'll absorb over the next few weeks.
     

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