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Vent Problems in day old pullet

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by eamos, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. eamos

    eamos In the Brooder

    Jul 11, 2014

    I've got a young Americana chick with a swollen vent and a laceration with slight bleeding on the cloaca. I cleared away all the feces, she had no problem pooping on me while i was cleaning her. It defiantly hurts her. Ive put neosporin on it. Not sure if i should use preparation H on it or not.
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Either is fine. Just keep it lubed so hopefully it will go back in. (It looks like there is a little bit of prolapse there.) I've also read that honey helps prolapse.

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