strange shaped vent

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by southernsibe, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. southernsibe

    southernsibe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a bantam cochin that has what looks to me to be a strangely shaped vent. It looks like a regular hole, not a horizontal line. It has had pasty butt, and is only 4 days old, but the smallest of the bunch. Any ideas?
    Rachel
     
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Give it some time - may be just swollen/irritated because of the pasty bottom...
     
  3. earthnut

    earthnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chick had a round vent and pasty butt and is nearly a hen now. It's fine.
     
  4. southernsibe

    southernsibe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The vent is still a hole, but it has grown a tiny bit, in proprotion to the chick. The chick is the smallest of them all. It is a bantam cochin, and still smaller then a golf ball at day six. But it is eating and drinking, so I figure all systems are go in side!
    Rachel
     

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