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Chick with swollen vent (4 messages)
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MICHAEL52
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I received my chicks on sunday, and this morning I noticed that one chick had a really swollen vent and the fuzz around it was gone. We separated the chick and gave it its own food and water. Is this fatal and what can I do to help stop/prevent it?
4/17/2014 10:07 AM report abuse
MADDIT
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One of our three day old Blue Cochins is having the same problem. We have soaked her rear in warm water and have tried to remove the impaction. We have put her in a separate box in the brooder so she isn't getting picked on and have treated the affected area with neosporin. I talked to our vet and he said we are doing about everything he would do.
7/10/2014 9:48 PM report abuse
LENNYL
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I have a couple 1 week old chicks that have manure blob stuck to their vent, tried to pull it off it wouldn't come off! any help?Lenny
3/8/2016 1:00 PM report abuse

McMurray Hatchery
Use a wet cloth to wipe the poop off their vent.
3/8/2016 1:28 PM report abuse