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Help! Day old chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lexielou623, Feb 3, 2017.

  1. lexielou623

    lexielou623 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there anything I can do? [​IMG]
     
  2. lexielou623

    lexielou623 Out Of The Brooder

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    It's getting worse!!! I need advise
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Is this the vent that has prolapsed or is is the umbilical stump? If the vent is prolapsed, it could be from pasty butt, or straining to poop. Keep the area moist with some plain neosporin ointment. If it is the vent that prolapsed, use some honey, sugar, or Preparation H cream to the fent, and try to push it back inside with your finger, then hold it there for a few minutes. If it is not the vent, then it could be a hernia. How old is the chick?
     
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