Chick Curled Up

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Pixo, Mar 31, 2018.

  1. Pixo

    Pixo In the Brooder

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    This chick seemed to be having difficulties getting out of the egg so we helped it break the cap of the egg. When it came out it didn’t have any unabsorbed yolk or insides and there was very little blood. However, it’s been out for about five minutes now and it’s still curled up and seems to have difficulty extending its legs and neck. It’s not moving slowly or anything it’s muscles just won’t com out of the way they were in the egg. Does this just happen sometimes or is it a problem?
     

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  2. Pixo

    Pixo In the Brooder

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    She turned out fine but now she has her left eye closed, even after she fluffed out and started walking around. Will it fix over time?
     

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