Chicks in the mail from MPC this morning and problems w/2 - help?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 2overeasy, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. 2overeasy

    2overeasy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2010
    Birchwood, TN
    This is my 4th order from My Pet Chicken and they are always healthy. I've had a couple of cases of pasty butt, but I knew what to do and it cleared up. This time I have 2 with pasty butt and an ugly large pink swelling right below vent. I've kept the area clean with Q-tips, warm water and olive oil but the swelling is bad and neither chick is doing well - lethargic and won't eat or drink. The male won't lie down but just stands with his head down, rocking a bit. The female just lays down alot. The male is doing worse than the female, I think
    I called MPC to let them know and they didn't have any info on the swelling.
    I've got a friend coming down shortly with some plain yogurt.
    I don't want to lose my babies! What can I do?
  2. fancyfeathers38

    fancyfeathers38 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2011
    Could you get a picture of them?

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