Newly hatched chics with "blisters" or "cyst" or something like that

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tadandrita, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. tadandrita

    tadandrita Out Of The Brooder

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    Just finished my hatch. Including bantams from my flock, and other large species from my friends flock. I noticed on the back of the neck of one, top of the head of another, shoulder of a third, and throat of a fourth (which did not live) ONE pea size cyst or blister..air or fluid filled.....not sure. Some of the afflicted were bantams other were large breeds. So it was not breed specific or flock specific. I asked my friend whom I TOTALLY TRUST, and he has never seen this before. I think I will wait to see if it is naturally absorbed by chic.....if not..I gotta think of the big picture. OH BTW all chics appear to be healthy and vigorous. Thanks in advance for everyones insight and advise.[​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it a cyst or just where a certain part of the chick's body was pressed against the internal pip hole? It's kinda like a human baby whose head is warped from hanging out in the birth canal a bit too long. I'm thinking things will look more normal tomorrow. Congratulations and good luck.
     
  3. tadandrita

    tadandrita Out Of The Brooder

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    looks like a blister we would get with new shoes or raking the yard too long without gloves, or a blood blister minus the blood. the one that was on top of the head was quite vascular of course.
     
  4. okiedrifter

    okiedrifter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does it bother them? or just you? could it be a by product of this heat wave? Have you tried to drain them? have any of them showed any other sign of being ill?
     
  5. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Give it two day three max and you should it start to reduce. You can softly stroke them front top to bottom and it will help move it along. Just had a peachick hatch like this. He is completely normal today.

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    He had curled toes which are almost fixed and is hobbled to prevent splay since his toes are taped.


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  6. tadandrita

    tadandrita Out Of The Brooder

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    heres a pic of the chick with the "tumor" on the head.

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  7. tadandrita

    tadandrita Out Of The Brooder

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  8. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Ok haven't seen that before, I would post it in injuries and see if anyone there has some idea. Sorry I can't be of more help.
     
  9. okiedrifter

    okiedrifter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haver never seen it either but would bet it had something to do with temps in the incubator since eggs came from different places...
     
  10. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    That's what I thought maybe humidity.
     

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