Help my chicks are sick
How old are these chicks?Could the growth on the chick be the crop where food is stored--it is on the upper right side of the chick's chest. There can be problems in combining chicks from several breeders, especially if their ages are different, and it's common to spread diseases when they are not quarantined for 30 days. Give the sick chicks vitamins with electrolytes in their water, and make sure they are in a big enough brooder. How warm is your brooder, and do you have a thermometer in there? The temperature should be 90 for day old chicks up to a week old, and go down by 5 degrees a week. If you have different ages, they need to be in separate brooders.