Hello from minnesota with questions!!??

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by skye2001, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. skye2001

    skye2001 New Egg

    Apr 28, 2009
    I just bought 6 new chicks and 1 bantam seems to be fine except it doesnt seem to be pooping correctly....alot of it is just hanging there. Is a chickens butt called a vent? because i have been looking for diseases online and i think thats what they call it? plz reply back asap, i am wondering if i should take the chick out or is it too late? they arent picking on him/her right now.

  2. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    Welcome to BYC!
    Wash his bottom(gently) with warm water and put ointment on it so no more poo gets stuck! Yep it's called a vent!!

    I hope he gets better!
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2009
  3. skye2001

    skye2001 New Egg

    Apr 28, 2009
    thank you, im assuming its not a threatening disease or anything..im new at this im 43 with 2 girls 15 and 12......havent had chickens since i was a kid, so i have been online alot lately lol. we got the chicks 2 days ago. 2 bantams (my pick) 1 gold star, 1 barred rock (nikki's pick) 1 buff orphington,1 cal white (lexi's pick). they are adorable and quite the personalities already! now i have to finish the coop in 5 weeks.....it will get me moving my vent!!!

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