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HELP!! What is Wrong?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HannahZuni, Mar 30, 2017.

  1. HannahZuni

    HannahZuni Just Hatched

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    Hi I have a four week old black chick that we got from tsc when he was little. he has a few other friends but lately he has been eating a lot more and more tired. he has this lump by the end of his neck and it is kind of squishy. We feed them Sprout chick starter feed, they have fresh water that we change 2-3 times a day and have two heat lamps. I am worried for him, but also another two that have the same issue, but theirs are not as big. their poop has been more on the diarrhea side. I have been mixing sand with their food and they all love it. What could be wrong? I also live right by downtown Chicago so vets that treat chickens are not that common around here. If you need pics let me know.
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Show pics
     
  3. HannahZuni

    HannahZuni Just Hatched

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    Here are the pics his name is Night he is one of my nicest chicks. Also what breed is he?[​IMG][/IMG] From my phone
     
  4. HannahZuni

    HannahZuni Just Hatched

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    This is the same one
     
  5. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Looks like his cop is full from the picture.
     
  6. HannahZuni

    HannahZuni Just Hatched

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    From what I read yes it is, but how do I fix it and also can he die from it?[​IMG]
     
  7. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    The crop functions as a sorting and holding tank. From the crop, the food is sorted into one of two stomachs either the proventriculus or the gizzard. Looks normal to me.
     
  8. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Why do you have two heat lamps? By week 4 the temperature should be around 75-80 ยบ
     

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