Swollen/dropped undercarriage, looks in pain and can't keep her balance

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cwulf86, Mar 1, 2017.

  1. cwulf86

    cwulf86 In the Brooder

    Feb 28, 2017
    I brought my baby chicks home 5 days ago, they all were fine besides one that I noticed last night was struggling to keep her balance, legs wide spread, weak and contracting her whole body like she's in pain and constipated.

    I have tired apple cider vinegar in the water, trying to get her to drink regular water, baby prune food mixed with her food, greek yogurt and I even soaked her whole underside for 5 minutes in warm water and epsom salt which then stressed her out so much I thought she was going to die on me.

    Her whole underside is blue and dropped compared to the other healthy chicks. Is it a possibility that her whole intestinal system (prolapsed?) Please help. Open to ideas!


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