Chick cut vent?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BabyandCotton, Aug 13, 2016.

  1. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 4 day old chick has a cut vent. It's not serious. Should I just let it be? He's doing fine every other way[​IMG] it's a little puffy. Again, he is doing great .
    -Liv
     
  2. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's on the outside 'fold'
     
  3. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry if I seem impatient, but I really need some help
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  4. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's hard to see by the posted pic. Did this just appear, or has it been there all 4 days?
     
  5. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know. I just noticed it. It doesn't seem to be hurting hi.[​IMG]
     
  6. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As long as no fluid is coming out, I would let it be. I would watch carefully and the 1st second another chick pecks her, separate it. It's hard to separate chicks because they want to be together & most people only have one brooder set up. But, once they start picking, it won't stop.
     
  7. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could also put some Vetricyn on it. That would aid in healing as well as keep the others from pecking.
     
  8. BabyandCotton

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    Ok great! Thank you so much! Will do!
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