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Chick hatched and is bleeding from where it absorbed the yolk

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LunarRayne, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. LunarRayne

    LunarRayne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was making a lot of noise. I checked and it was mostly our of the egg and was turned kinda funny. I could tell something was not right. Then I saw the blood. It was in the shell. I am very worried it is about to die. Is there anything I can do? It is where the yolk sac was and it has completely absorbed, just not sealed.
     
  2. LunarRayne

    LunarRayne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is now just laying there. It is not pouring blood. It was not even attached to the shell, but there is blood in the bottom of the shell. I did have to help it pip this morning because it was starting to shrink wrap and I am thinking this is part of the problem.
     
  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apply corn starch to bleeding site. Corn starch is a safe and effective substitute for styptic powder.
     
  4. LunarRayne

    LunarRayne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I did not apply the cornstarch, but he is fine. I had to turn the computer off and run from a surprise storm. Luckily it was not very bad. When I got home, he was running around the incubator. It has sealed itself off. My Husband says I worry for nothing. I guess he is right.

    I will remember the corn starch though. It might come in handy one day. Thanks!!!
     

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