Any Idea what this is

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Dools, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. Dools

    Dools Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my australorp chicks that hatch this morning has this excess skin arround the buttox area any idea what it is ( fluid ). It seems to be bogged down when trying to walk with this excess fluid sack dragging around

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  2. kada6305

    kada6305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not 100% sure but could it maybe be the yolk that t absorbed? If so it should go down in time.
     
  3. Dools

    Dools Out Of The Brooder

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    Ill keep any eye on it and let ya know in another 24 hours cheers
     
  4. Dools

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    Well its been a few days and the chick still has this excess skin on its rear. Most of the fluid is gone now its just excess skin flap. chicks eating and drinking fine i assume it ill just grow into its extra body skin ?
     
  5. kada6305

    kada6305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not sure I have never had seen this before. But I hope that he will just grow into the extra skin though,
     

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