help! sick chick!!! :((

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by stumble_n_mumble, Nov 14, 2010.

  1. stumble_n_mumble

    stumble_n_mumble Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    help!! i think the chick is sick or has a fungus?! what the heck is it! its pretty gross, it looks like round balls all over her, you can see it around her beak, under her chin, and on her chest, and on her wing..... what is it!!!

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  2. PamB

    PamB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Dayville, CT
    Poor little baby! I have NO idea what that is...I tried to search for a bit online but didn't come up with anything. Hopefully, a bump to the top will get someone who can help you to notice. Good luck!
     
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

  4. stumble_n_mumble

    stumble_n_mumble Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    Oh no really??
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:Does it look like the picture in the link?

    Don't fret, Much better it be lice, rather than some incurable disease.

    Imp
     
  6. stumble_n_mumble

    stumble_n_mumble Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    it looks a lot like that yes. now what do i buy for it?
     
  7. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    That's good news.

    To treat (and I'm just repeating what I've read) dust it/them thoroughly with poultry powder or 5% Sevin powder. Pay attention to under the wings and the vent area, you need to get the powder down to the skin. Also thoroughly clean their living area/coop, and treat too. You will need to repeat in 10-14 days to get the hatching bugs.
    I've read that the eggs are difficult to remove, so good luck with that. I don't have an answer about that.

    Imp
     
  8. rockinpaints

    rockinpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never seen that before.
     
  9. stumble_n_mumble

    stumble_n_mumble Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    thank you imp! i will give it a shot i guess, i dont see any little bugs on them tho. [​IMG]
     
  10. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:I think lice are really hard to see. Maybe at night with a flashlight? That's why you need to thoroughly clean and delouse the coop too.
     

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