1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    Not a member yet? join BYC here & then introduce yourself in our community forum here.

Vent Problems in day old pullet

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

  1. eamos

    eamos In the Brooder

    9
    2
    11
    Jul 11, 2014
    [​IMG]

    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

    34,025
    487
    448
    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.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: