Bloody vent area

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by willybill, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. willybill

    willybill Out Of The Brooder

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    We have one Buff in the incubator that has a bloody swollen look around its vent area, none of the others look like this. Other than that the chick seems to be fine, it has only been hatched for about 12 hours now. Suggestions on anything we need to do with it anyone?
     
  2. ruffedgrouse

    ruffedgrouse Out Of The Brooder

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    The other chicks aren't pecking it are they?? Maybe put some triple antibiotic ointment on it so it doesn't get infected.
     
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2011

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