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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Yello, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. Yello

    Yello In the Brooder

    Jun 29, 2011
    Northern WI
    I have a week-old chick that has a large gaping hole "vent". She seems perfectly normal in all other ways. Any ideas on what to do about this?

  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

    Apr 11, 2011
    So her vent is a large hole? Sorry- its hard to imagine how bad it could be without pics. I would let her continue on if she's eating, drinking, and pooping normally. If she lives with other chicks you should watch very close to make sure she isn't being picked on. If she does start to develop problems I would cull. Good luck with your decision, and [​IMG] sorry your first post had to be about a problem with your chook. You should definately check out some of the other sections and make a few more posts. When you get to 10 posts you'll be able to put up pictures, which would really help to see what's going on with your baby and how bad it actually is.

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