Chick round like a ball with no neck


6 Years
Aug 23, 2017
My chick has no neck and is shaped like a ball. She is a EE and about a month old. I have another blue comet the same she didn't but 1/4 of her siblings and then she died. What am I doing wrong?
Thanks for the help in advance.
Would you say that she is puffed up with her neck drawn in, as pictures show of a chick with possible coccidiosis? Is she lethargic, not eating, or having runny poops? Do you feel any air under her skin? Is she having any trouble breathing? How long has she been looking this way? A picture may help.
I’d really like to know the answer to this question too!

I’ve also got a football chick with no neck. Incubated from shipped eggs. I often have to clean manure from around his cloaca, but his cloaca has always been patent, so I don’t believe it’s pasty chick.

11 days old and much smaller than the others. I’ve included one of the robust chicks from the same egg shipment.



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