Help Something Wrong With My Month Old Chick Lots Of Pics

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sager:)silkies, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2011
    Canada
    my month old chick somethings weird its skin is like way expanded on the left side under its wing never seen this before
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  2. christina1982

    christina1982 Out Of The Brooder

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    Could it be air?
     
  3. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2011
    Canada
    Quote:that's kinda what its like air cause its like a ballon
     
  4. Blue Ninja

    Blue Ninja Out Of The Brooder

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    If it had some injury it could be hematoma from trauma or it could be gas from sub q bacteria. Does it feel spongey or fluid filled? If hematoma the body will reabsorb the fluid. If feels spongey may need to be on antibiotics. Good luck. [​IMG]
     
  5. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2011
    Canada
    Quote:Ya its spongey and there already on antiboitics
     
  6. Blue Ninja

    Blue Ninja Out Of The Brooder

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    sager:)silkies :

    Quote:Ya its spongey and there already on antiboitics

    That's good! If doesn't start to shrink in a couple days or gets worse it may need to see a vet. I saw this happen to a horse years ago and it stemmed from a cut on the leg.​
     
  7. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2011
    Canada
    Don't see any cuts but i just mixed the 2 month old chicks and the mother with the rest of flock maybe other chicken pecked it
     

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