help with chick please!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ellassilkies, May 1, 2017.

  1. ellassilkies

    ellassilkies Out Of The Brooder

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    my chick's butt is bald and appears to be slightly swollen with a big bump around what may be the vent?? it is not bloody so i am not sure about a prolapse. chick acting normal.
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Can you post some photos?
     
  3. ellassilkies

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    sure, how do i do that
     
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    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    thanks ill do that right now
     
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  7. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That looks like the "belly button" or where the umbilical cord was. Leave it be, just watch the area for any signs of infection, bloody, oozing, pus, odors, etc.

    If she is acting normal - eating, drinking that's good.
     
  8. ellassilkies

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    thanks so much!!
     

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