7th Annual BYC New Year's Day 2016 Hatch-A-Long - Page 534
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So thankful for everyone that shared their laughs & successful hatch photos! Love all the pictures & encouragement. Started with 26, 17 made it to lockdown. 14 hatched, last four Barbezieux today! Three hatched with bleeding from the navel area. Does anyone know what would cause this?
Will post photos tomorrow when my Barbezieux chicks are fluffed! They are sprawled out resting.
Only two out of 5 hatched. Got 1 sfh and 1 salmon faverolle who may or may not make it (aspirated, but is crazy perky but i can hear a click when she breathes ). My phone pooped out so i didnt have the internet (awaiting new phone in the mail) til a brief period this evening. Got hope for the duckies due on the 12th and my poor little faverolle who has so much spunk. Id back read to catch up the thread, but cant do that in the few min i have right now, but i will tomorrow! I hope everyone else had better hatch rates than me!!
We had some 0 hatch rates--It happens to all of us sometimes!
trying to get some pictures/video uploaded - but I have one chick that's not acting like the others. It responds to voice/movement but stands in place whereas the others all scatter together.
I picked her up and examined her and there was a bunch of poop on her bottom. ?pasty butt? I took it inside and gently soaked/cleaned her bottom. She does have a little black nubbin at her umbilical area too. I dried her off and got her back in a temp brooder with electrolyte water - but she is worse off than that.
its not opening its eyes and has "shakes" almost like having seizures. No breathing problems. can stand and get up. Now that dry and warm, not chirping in distress. It will take water when I hold it in a spoon in front of her beak, but not seeking anything out (then again eyes are closed).
If the pics come to my email, I will post... but not so much luck right now.
Give the poly vi sol without iron to it--feed some scrambled eggs and let it peck at come yogurt if it will. Dip the beak into it and water.
You might need to separate it to see if it will get stronger. The healthy ones can smash them.