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I have a chick that just hatched but I think its guts are hanging out his flipping and turning every where but is leaving blood trate all over the incubator what can I do this is the second egg hatched the first did the same and a few hours later died I'm new to the incubating what can I do cause I have two more cracking
post #2 of 8

Do you have any pictures? Sounds like you may have to cull it. I've had a couple like this before, and we had to cull them.

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Hi and welcome to BYC - sorry to read about your chick - I'm know nothing of using incubators and i have never seen such an issue with a broody mother hatching chicks, but it does sound like the most appropriate thing to do would be culling as KeyFlock suggests. What you may wish to do is post this problem on the "Emergencies, disease, injuries and cures" section and see what other members suggest. 

 

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I agree about culling. So sorry.
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Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

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There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run.
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:welcome

 

You might be best to ask your incubating question here:

http://www.backyardchickens.com/f/5/incubating-hatching-eggs

 

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post #8 of 8

Maybe what you see is the yolk sac attached to the chick- generally it is fully absorbed before birth, or  a short period later. Were your chicks born early?  You could put "yolk sac," in the search box to get a better explanation and maybe photos.

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