"Sizzling" Chick?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SilkiesInSuburb, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. SilkiesInSuburb

    SilkiesInSuburb Songster

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    One of my month-old Turkens has developed an odd symptom. When she moves around a lot or is touched on her abdomen, her abdomen makes a sound like pop rocks, a fire, or like I said, a sizzling chicken. The sounds lasts for a couple of seconds or sometimes up to a minute. I have had a chick with a ruptured air sac and she did not sound like this. Does anyone know what could be affecting her? Or is this normal?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Enabler

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    Have you felt any air under the skin where this is happening? You may just be hearing bowel sounds. How does the chick act?
     
  3. SilkiesInSuburb

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    Update: I think it was just bowel sounds. She's fine and the sound went away.
     

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