Help/ Question...Fatest new chick ever!!!! (pic)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by patyrdz, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    This chick was hatched last night, and I noticed he was very fat/huge! He has spraddle leg, or he is too fat to stand. I am working on that and have his legs hobbled. I thinl he is a dominique, or a dominique mix. Anyway, when I hold him to try to fix his feet he poops either white, or white and clear poo. I have never seen this before, and was just wondering if anyone else knows whats up with him?!?
    I want to give you a visual on his size.... I am a big woman, almost 6 feet tall, and well Big!LOL So my hands are not small at all. This guys makes my hands look normal size!! He's HUGE!!!
    He does not act sick, and is very loud when I bother him! But he sure can't walk. It was like I was forcing his legs close throught the fat to hobble them!
    Here is the Giant chick!!!!

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  2. Lil Chickie Mama

    Lil Chickie Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry I don't have anything helpful to post, but I just had to say that this is still making me laugh out loud. [​IMG]
     
  3. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    Quote:I know.....It's like he is some freak of nature!! HUGE!!!![​IMG]
     
  4. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    AWWW come on someone help a fat chick!!! LOL(Pun...maybe!)[​IMG]
     
  5. emilyweck

    emilyweck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is too funny! His legs probably aren't strong enough to carry his weight. Give him time, a couple of days. He should adjust and if he doesn't then we can figure out what to do for him next. I wouldn't worry too much. Take a pic with him next to a ruler. His head is so ginormous! But very cute!
     
  6. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    Quote:Huge! I can't get anyone to ever reply to my posts, so thank you![​IMG]
    I hope that is all it is! I am worried about the white poo! It's like you pick him up and the pressure sends out the poo, cause he is so big! Crazy!!
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    How old is he? Is he eating? R U certain it's not a Jersey Giant?

    That one toe looks very deformed, you may also need to tape cardboard to the bottom of that one foot with the toes spread.
     
  8. loverOFchickens

    loverOFchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My big chickens had that kind of poo.
    They acted fine otherwise I just left them and they "grew" out of it.
     
  9. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    Quote:He just hatched and has not had anything to eat yet. His feet look funny because I have the hobbles on him. Plus he is hard to hold, he has pooped on me twice already![​IMG]
     
  10. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    Quote:Woo, that is good to know!. I wonder if he is a jersey Giant?! He is a big boy! I have some giant cochins, and they aren't near as big as him.
     

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