Newborn pasty butt?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CaptMom, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. CaptMom

    CaptMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 20, 2015
    South Carolina
    This chick peeped 2 days ago but never unzipped. I helped it along by taking a little more shell from around the air sack then let it finish hatching itself, which it did about 30 minutes later. It is now 4 hours old and hasn't fluffed, but seems otherwise strong. It's rear end looks off to me though. Like maybe it's distended. It's very shiny but I don't see any film on the chick. Should I be concerned? Should I rinse it in warm water then put it back in the bator?[​IMG]

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