Chick hatch with cord

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by NEK38583, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. NEK38583

    NEK38583 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a baby chick that looks like he still has he abrical(sp) cord. Is that normal ? Is their anything that I need to do ? Well it make it ? Any help will be greatly appreciate. It is a silkie if that matters.
     
  2. dieselgrl48

    dieselgrl48 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2010
    Virginia
    Depend's on how bad it is.Sometime's if it's just a rough bit sometime's they will survive.Let Us know how it does and good luck. DG
     
  3. NEK38583

    NEK38583 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So far he is still lining. It is now where near as bad as it was he has move out into the brooder. It look like it has dried up and it is really hard. I am hoping it finally falls off. I was afraid to remove, I am keeping my finger crossed.
     
  4. NEK38583

    NEK38583 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think he is going to be fine now. The cord fell off and he is doing great !
     
  5. HHandbasket

    HHandbasket The Chickeneer

    Glad to hear he's doing better!
     

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