One of my chicks has got something on its bottom, help please!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Golden the Bantam, Apr 30, 2011.

  1. Golden the Bantam

    Golden the Bantam In the Brooder

    Jan 2, 2010
    Last night, i saw that one of my chicks has a sort of ruptured rear end. i have worries from past experiences, but it isn't bleeding, just dry. her feathers are sort of dry and brown

    There is a little thing sticking out of, i can't tell, but i looks like a feather that hasn't opened up yet or something. its right below the pink spot that is her bottom. i am worried about this.

    If you know what this is is or if its serious, please reply. i will put some bag balm on to help the dryness.
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2011

  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

    Apr 11, 2011
    I can't see you picture....... [​IMG]
    Nevermind, saw it. I have no idea what that is. Here's a bump....hopefully someone else will know
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2011
  3. MetalSmitten

    MetalSmitten Songster

    Apr 11, 2010
    bloomington, indiana
    i can't tell from the photo, sorry [​IMG] could you soak it with a warm damp washcloth and try to clean it off so you can get a better look?

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