Unusual Chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Shugga, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. Shugga

    Shugga New Egg

    Feb 13, 2013
    Before telling my problem I'd like to say that I've used information from this site's forum a lot since deciding to get chicks and its been very helpful so thank you for all the information... I've been searching for an answer to my situation on here though and haven't found anything that for sure tells me what is wrong...
    Anyways, we have a golden wyandotte chick (from McMurray) that is about nine days old with a few peculiar things going on with him... He has an overhanging top beak, it isn't crossed, just much larger than the bottom, his infraorbital sinus (we think) is inflating on both sides (which we noticed a few days after we got them) and he has a bump on the corner of his beak... My fiance felt it and said that it seemed hard... We were dreading the thought that it might be canker but his mouth doesn't hang open, he's not drooling, he doesn't have a foul odor coming from his mouth, and he doesn't have discharge coming from his nostrils... He also appears to be getting around well and we have seen him eating and drinking...
    Also, last night he was reluctant to lay down and was bobbing his head and his crop seemed almost bloated but today it appears to be normal...

    Here are two pics of him, hopefully they will help to show what I'm concerned about...

    Thanks in advance for any help you can give us...
  2. Bluebee

    Bluebee Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 30, 2012
    Sorry, I don't have any idea. Maybe someone will be able to help you out. Good luck![​IMG]


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