1 m/o Cochin w/ swollen belly

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AdiosCowboy, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. AdiosCowboy

    AdiosCowboy In the Brooder

    Aug 4, 2008
    I have a 1 m/o Cochin chick who has a rather swollen belly and some diarrhea, but no other signs of ill health. She went to the vet a week ago which was when it was first noticed but there were no parasites in her stool and I can't figure what could be causing this. Any ideas/suggestions?
  2. pipermark

    pipermark Songster

    Jan 26, 2007
    Are you sure its the belly swollen and not the crop?

    Small cuts can let air under the skin too. I currently have a 4 month old turkey that has an air bubble under the skin of her right wing, this was caused by a puncture wound.

    A picture of the chick , front on level with it standing and a side view , standing, might be helpful.

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