Red Line down the length of Buff Orp Chicks' back

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by AlaskGirl, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. AlaskGirl

    AlaskGirl Songster

    Apr 19, 2010
    Tonight we noticed that two of our Buff Orp chicks, about 3-4 weeks old, have a protruding line down the very middle of their backs. It looks like a swollen blood vessel but it's not pronounced. They're as active as ever but they consistently tip/bury water and food containers so they're thirsty often. I'll switch from wood shavings to newspaper tonight and see if that helps. Have you seen this before? Should I take a picture?

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