Sick or injured baby buff

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shalla, May 29, 2016.

  1. shalla

    shalla Just Hatched

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    Hopefully my photo loaded..

    I have 10 buff chicks that are 2 weeks old and about 4 days ago the smallest one started to look different. Her abdomen is distended but thats her only symptom? She is eating, drinking, pooping and still very active. I had initally thought it might be a late developing case of mushy chick but she is doing ok?

    Im just a little perplexed

    Any insight would be most helpful!
     
    Last edited: May 29, 2016
  2. Eggcessive

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  3. shalla

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    She wont really sit still if i put her on her back to take a picture but my boyfriend sent this to me today.[​IMG]
     
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    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Let us know how she gets along. Sorry that I can't help more.
     
  5. shalla

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    Update: my little girl is still with us and this past weekend she actually started growing again even started to feather out. She still has the growth on her abdomen but it looks smaller. I asked some chicken experts and veterinarians in my local area but everyone was stumped.
    For now she seems happy and healthy.
    She is pictured below with one of the other buffs, shes definitely behind but she doesn't act like it!
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