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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Linda Gail, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. Linda Gail

    Linda Gail New Egg

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    I have a newborn chick with a yellow protrusion from it's rear. Is it not fully developed? Is there anything I can do for it? It seems otherwise ok.

    I'm new at raising backyard chickens and have a lot to learn.

    Thanks
    Linda Gail
     
  2. mama3chix

    mama3chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] sorry I can't answer your question, just wanted to jump in and say [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    It's probably the yolk sac. It should dry up on its own - not to worry!
     
  4. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Sounds like an unabsorbed yolk sac.

    It should be absorbed within the next 24 hours or so.
     
  5. Linda Gail

    Linda Gail New Egg

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    thanks to all for your help!
    I'm gonna love this forum!
    Linda
     

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