Few days old chick with what looks like an abcess (graphic pics)

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

  1. KBUGS

    KBUGS Out Of The Brooder

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    I think it's an abcess, I'm not sure though. What do you think and what do you think I should do? It's a welsummer and it acts just fine so far. I got them wed. and saw this just a minute ago. It is not on it's vent just in case you can't tell fromthe pic. It's about a quarter inch below I guess. This is after I gently washed it off with a rag and water.
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  2. KBUGS

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    Do you think this is where the umbilical cord was?
     
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Yes. Isolate the chick from any brood mates until that heals.

    Good luck.
     

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