HELP!! What is this on my chick??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by crzyckldy, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. crzyckldy

    crzyckldy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chick has this, what seems to be air filled growth right above it's wing? Anyone?[​IMG]
     
  2. Peeps61

    Peeps61 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure - how old is your chick? Sometimes the newbies are still absorbing things from the shell when they are very young.
     
  3. 16 paws

    16 paws Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am not sure but it looks like what my frizzle had on her back. It looked like a growth. I posted it on the disease thread and someone said it was an oil gland and to leave it alone. I did and the hen is fine.

    Hope this helps...
    Marie[​IMG]
     
  4. crzyckldy

    crzyckldy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chick is 2 weeks old and this just popped up today. I can tell it is like an air bubble! It also goes around to it's chest.
     
  5. crzyckldy

    crzyckldy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I didn't even think about posting it on that thread!
     
  6. 16 paws

    16 paws Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mine was in only one little spot. So I really dont know. Curious as to what that could be.
    Marie
     
  7. crzyckldy

    crzyckldy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I figured out it was a ruptured air sac. Luckily it went away this morning! Yayyy!!
     
  8. Peeps61

    Peeps61 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's great to hear!
     
  9. 16 paws

    16 paws Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good to know. How did you find out?
    Marie
     
  10. crzyckldy

    crzyckldy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lots of time on google and BYC!
     

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