Baby chick with something sticking out of it. HELP!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bullet666, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. bullet666

    bullet666 New Egg

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    Hi, I am very new to hatching chicken eggs, and this is my first time. I am using a Little giant, with egg turner and humidity, temp perfect . Anyways I had couple chicks hatch fine until this!?!
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    The chick seems to run around fine and active. I really don't know what breed it is but it was a brown egg,(don't know if that makes any difference). I don't know what it is and what to do, can I even do anything? Help is muchly appreciated! Thanks
     
  2. bullet666

    bullet666 New Egg

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    ok, got it, unabsorbed yolk sac
     
  3. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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  4. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    If he is still alive I would keep him separated from all the other chicks and pray that it gets absorbed and he makes it.
     
  5. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I have had 2 or 3 have that over the years and none of them ever made it longer than a few day's, even after seperating and taking special care of it. Hope it works out. I am not convinced it is a yolk sac One chick that had one like this and it was very fiberous and didn't feel like a yolk sac and I couldn't push it back in or do anything to help it.
     
  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    ....and dont touch it. [​IMG]
     
  7. bullet666

    bullet666 New Egg

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    It never made it. [​IMG]
     
  8. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Sorry, but they rarely do.
     

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