Help! Sick chick!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sadcat, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. Sadcat

    Sadcat New Egg

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    One of my 2 week old chicks has coccidiosis, and she has developed some kind of lump on her crop. It kind of a pale yellow color, and I can see one of her veins through the skin. I'm not sure if it is related to the coccidiosis, or even if it's normal. She is a white broiler, if that helps. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    What symptoms is she showing of coccidiosis? Her crop could be sluggish or slow to empty since she is sick, and that will make the crop look enlarged. Are you treating with Corid?
     
  3. Sadcat

    Sadcat New Egg

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    We are treating with Corid. No improvement after 2 days. There is also a strong clicking sound coming from her throat. She is sluggish and will not walk around normally.
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Clicking with breathing can be a sign of a leaking air sac or a heart problem. Are you sure the lump is over her crop, or could it be a leaking air sac caused but trauma to the neck or chest. What signs of coccidiosis does she have? Cocci is more common after 3-4 weeks, but still is a possibility.
     

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