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Plymouth Rock - Guts hanging out

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chooky13, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. chooky13

    chooky13 New Egg

    Oct 14, 2013
    I have a plymouth rock chicken which has just hatched and it has a red balloon looking thing hanging out its backside, Is this normal or not? I'll post some photos soon.
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Photos would help. The navel might just be unhealed/closed (it will close as the chick dries and gets older), or it could be some sort of prolapse of the vent or intestines.

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