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

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

  1. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Songster

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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 Songster

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    They just look fluffy to me....is the vent area ok?
     
  3. are they cornish cross?
     
  4. zazouse

    zazouse Crowing

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    Perfectly normal fluffy butts
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  5. DirtCreature

    DirtCreature Songster

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    ok, thanks everyone
     
  6. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

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    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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