week old chick possible prolapsed butt

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ivyfaery, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. ivyfaery

    ivyfaery New Egg

    Apr 18, 2009
    any one who can help i would be grateful i have americana
    1 week old chicks i have one in particular who has very watery diarrhea and a bloody bottom not blood in her diarrhea my husband thinks her butt has prolapsed i'm trying to get her to drink more water she's eating fine i have seperated her from the other chicks she does not have a pasty bottom other wise she seems to be a healthy chick she is smaller than the others she is eating a medicated chick starter i get from IFA please tell me what else there is i can do
    [​IMG] thank you Marni
  2. JewellFarm

    JewellFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Lebanon, Virginia
    Try adding electrolytes to her water and add ground up oatmeal to her food. The electrolytes will help and the oatmeal will dry up the diahhrea. If that doesn't work then you can go from their. Hope it gets better.

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