bald dry patch advice wanted please

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by joegwendolyn, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. joegwendolyn

    joegwendolyn Out Of The Brooder

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    i have just noticed that one of my 3 baby chicks has got a bald spot on the back of its neck, it also looks a bit dry and feels like there is a bit of a lump to it, was wondering if it could have been pecked or if it could be something else anyone had anything like this before please give me some advice thanks
     
  2. joegwendolyn

    joegwendolyn Out Of The Brooder

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    the lump is getting bigger please help
     
  3. aidenbaby

    aidenbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure but for the dryness some olive oil will help. I sometimes use it on my sons eczema.
     
  4. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Picture maybe? I don't know what it is... [​IMG]
     
  5. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if it is growing a lump I would say it is mareks
    and mareks is a cancer
    there is no cure for it
    It will sluff off dander to the othr chicks

    I would use some vaseline carbolated if you have it and put that on the dry area
    probably won't cure it but may make feathers come back in
    Neosporin salve also can help dryness
     
  6. joegwendolyn

    joegwendolyn Out Of The Brooder

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    hope this helps
     
  7. joegwendolyn

    joegwendolyn Out Of The Brooder

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    please help i dont know what to do
     

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