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new chick with swollen red something??? between legs what is it?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by greenyardsmith, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. greenyardsmith

    greenyardsmith Out Of The Brooder

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    just hatched chick has a swollen area underneath between legs what is the problem will it be fatal???? can I help it? looks like red fleshy bubble no obvious drainage etc
     
  2. chickerdoodle

    chickerdoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2009
    Oregon
    I am not an expert but I think a picture would help folks. Hopefully someone with more experience will chime in. [​IMG]
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Sounds like a rough naval. If that is the case, it should heal up on it's own providing there are no loops of intestine sticking out.
     
  4. greenyardsmith

    greenyardsmith Out Of The Brooder

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    figured out that is where navel s on others the swollen bubble area is getting smaller. chick is very energetic eating drinkng but kept seperate pen with 3 other special chicks needing to not be picked on by other chicks. thanks for replying next time will take pic if I can...
     

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