Please help! Urgent emergency!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChickenDog0421, Apr 2, 2018.

  1. ChickenDog0421

    ChickenDog0421 Chirping

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    Hi everyone, I have a 5 day old chick here and she’s acting strange. Not like any sick chick I’ve seen but not like a normal active chick either. She is the loudest one out of all my others. She is constantly peeping very loud while standing up but she always has her eyes closed. She has plenty of heat and lots of food and water but for some reason she’s just not thriving. She’s gotten pasty butt once and I cleaned it but now that I’m looking at her, her butt is very swollen and looks like it’s pulsating. She also has a very weird bump under her butt that looks like her skin and not poop. Any ideas on how I could help her?
     
  2. ChickenDog0421

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  3. ChickenDog0421

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  4. Ursuline Chick

    Ursuline Chick Crossing the Road

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    Hate to sound like Debby Downer, but there may not be anything you can do, as this may just be a birth defect that cannot be fixed. Although, I am not an expert. Hopefully you will get some expert advice soon. Good luck and So sorry to hear you are having to go through this.
     
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  5. atalantis

    atalantis In the Brooder

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    I am so sorry for u, I mean it. I can feel ur sorrow( if u are worrying really badly about ur poor chick)
     
  6. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    I agree.... I think it sounds like something that can't be fixed. :hugs

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    The lower bump is just a normal looking belly button. .. umbilical cord stump. .. that is not the issue.
     
  7. Ursuline Chick

    Ursuline Chick Crossing the Road

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    Thank you, makes sense.
     
  8. rebrascora

    rebrascora Free Ranging

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    Have you checked that she is not pasted inside her vent? Has she pooped at all since you cleaned the pasting off?
     
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  9. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    What is the temperature in the brooder?
     
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  10. ChickenDog0421

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    Hi everyone, thank you all for the responses but she passed away shortly after I posted this thread :(
     
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