a chick has hatched but blood is dripping near its left foot

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MrViskers, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. MrViskers

    MrViskers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the chicks egg
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    the chick struggling to dry up and bleeding
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    exact spot where it hatched with the blood stain
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    I cut away the remainder of the shell and the chick came out straight away but it was bleed heavily, I looked around it and its bleed on its foot im scared that when i was aiding it to get out of the shell i must have injured it looks at my pics please and tell me if this is normal? [​IMG]
     
  2. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    If I were guessing that blood is coming from it's vent. I would put a gob of Vaseline on it, or some blood stop powder.
     

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