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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by karhernandez33, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. karhernandez33

    karhernandez33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a 2 week old polish chick that seams to be conctpated but when it dose go its stuck to it what can i do
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  2. chickengrl

    chickengrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, easy but important issue here. You do have to treat this because if a chick can't poop and it gets blocked it can kill it. Some people simply trim some of the down feathers from around the vent. We have had good luck cleaning them up with a warm wet washrag and then applying baby oil, or mineral oil, to the vent area. It seems to help keep it from sticking back there. If that doesn't help a small drop of olive oil or cooking oil in the beak to eat. Be careful not to squirt it in the nostrils, it can get in the lungs. Usually, cleaning them good and oil does the trick. Hope that helps. [​IMG]
     
  3. karhernandez33

    karhernandez33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks i will try the oil, i have cut some feathers away but not many and i wash it butt with warm water about every 2 days , i am going to fix it up right now
     

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