Sick Chick-walking like a duck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MSBG, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. MSBG

    MSBG Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my girls seems to have a problem. She is acting fine except that her belly seems a bit squishy and she is walking funny, like a duck - she is eating, drinking, foraging and her comb is red and healthy looking - She is 1 of 9 and the rest are fine.

    What do you think could be the problem?
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    How old is it?

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  3. MSBG

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    She's going on 3 years old
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Look up ascites.

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  5. MSBG

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    Looked that up and the causes mentioned don't seem to relate in this situation. Any other guesses?
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    When mine get a squishy belly it's almost always from ascites, egg yolk peritonitis, cancer, fatty liver disease or a combo. Not much you can do about any of them.

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  7. MSBG

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    Thank you for your input and time Kathy, truly appreciate it. Have a great day.
     

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