swollen chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BerkeleyBarnyard, Jun 8, 2008.

  1. BerkeleyBarnyard

    BerkeleyBarnyard New Egg

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    I have a sick chick that I just got today. It is about 4 weeks old. It seems to have a lot of subcutaneous fluid in the abdominal, breast and neck areas. It's belly seem much to swollen to be normal. Some of the fluid that i can see under the skin on the belly/breast is dark. I has a droopy tail but it is acting fairly normal. I don't know if it is eating/drinking because I just got it. Any ideas???
     
  2. sammi

    sammi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    see if it will eat and drink and make droppings..
    make sure the vent is clear.
     

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