new hatched chick prolapse ideas? help?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by poochner, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. poochner

    poochner New Egg

    Mar 30, 2009
    [​IMG] first chick to hatch in my classroom and a student noticed some blood at the back end. When I picked it up I noticed that it looked more like intestines on the outside...any suggestions on how to deal???

    Thanks fr the earlier posts

    it just hatched a few hours ago. From what i was able to find, it doesn't sound like there are many options. We are by Cornell so we took it to the vet school there
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2009
  2. I'vegotchickenfever

    I'vegotchickenfever Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2009
    Northwest Florida
    Sorry..I don't...but maybe someone else will have some answers soon.[​IMG]
  3. FlashPointFarm

    FlashPointFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 24, 2009
    I'm sorry to hear that. I usually cull if I see a prolapse issue. If it's a pullet, she will have issues laying eggs as an adult, I'm sure.

    How old is the chick? Could it have Coccidia? If so, you'll want to treat with sulfites. Has it's butt been pasty before you noticed the prolapse? What does it's poop look like?

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