need advice about a chick

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by brandi37, May 23, 2012.

  1. brandi37

    brandi37 In the Brooder

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    i have a chick that is the number one breed . the one that starts with an O. Anyway it got fat and big real quick and it has a certain odar to it. also the other chicks were pickn on its back and now it has two sores. we also noticed all the fuzz and feathers were gone from its belly. We thaught maybe we fed it to much cause its fat. like way bigger than the rest of the chicks. Please help.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Put some antibiotic cream on it's back and dust all of them for mites. It may be a mite/lice problem, that's what made my chicks lose their fluff. Just watch you don't get the dust in the wounds!
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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    I don't know but [​IMG]
     
  4. MallardDuckling

    MallardDuckling Songster

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Sara Jane in Ohio!
     
  5. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Songster

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    Are you sure it's an Orpington? Sounds like a meat bird to me. Can you post a pic?
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good luck. :thumbsup
     

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