Just hatched chick with big bubble on neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CentralKYRedneck, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. CentralKYRedneck

    CentralKYRedneck Out Of The Brooder

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    hey i just hatched a chick with what seems like a soft air or fluid filled bubble on the neck. What is it? and what do i do?[​IMG]
     
  2. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    Quote:O my goodness. I have never seen a deformation like that. I really hope someone can help.
     
  3. CentralKYRedneck

    CentralKYRedneck Out Of The Brooder

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    anyone?
     
  4. OhMyItsAndyy

    OhMyItsAndyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure it's not jsut a little bald patch?
     
  5. CentralKYRedneck

    CentralKYRedneck Out Of The Brooder

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    its definately sticking out and squishy like a bubble
     
  6. Woods_Woman

    Woods_Woman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No idea...But sure hope someone can help.
     
  7. OhMyItsAndyy

    OhMyItsAndyy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats certainly strange.
    I'd just watch the chick and see if it goes away, and also if the chick can continue on as normal. Afterall.. It it's not hurting him, whats the problem?
    However if it becomes a problem that is a different situation.
    I'm not really sure what you could do... maybe lance it? With sterile things ofcourse.
    sorry i cant be more help [​IMG]
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Had one hatch like that, too. We used a sterilized needle and poked a hole in it to let the air out after a day or two. Not sure what causes that, either.
     
  9. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:It was air?
     
  10. CentralKYRedneck

    CentralKYRedneck Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Well since you are a mod with over 35,000 post ill trust ya. Thanks
     

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