STRANGE feather anomaly in DIS malpositioned chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ILOVELEGHORNS, Nov 24, 2011.

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    ILOVELEGHORNS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I performed a necropsy myself on a chick whom was very oddly malpositioned and twisted in so wrong in its shell with its legs each wrapping around the towards its back (the splits) in what i believe would be so painful . The wierd part of it, is that I saw many tiny nodules on him. Each feather had a little ball the same black color as his feathers, growing on it, close to the base, 1/4 up way from the follicle on the wings and neck area. I have seen alot when it comes to the avian species, but never have I seen this. Any ideas what could have caused this? Disease, genetics, mutation? Poor thing, I hope I dont have to see this again in any more of the babies.
     
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    ILOVELEGHORNS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:So Sorry for the typos! i re edited so it makes sense
     

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