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Chick hatched deformed Update pics pg 3

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JessaLynn, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. JessaLynn

    JessaLynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure if you can see very good in the picture but his bottom is sticking out.Like it's vent is outside of it's body.It had trouble getting out and not moving alot so worried it's not gonna make it.Any clue how this happend and what I can do to help it?
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    Last edited: Dec 19, 2009
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It looks like it hatched too early and did not finish absorbing the yolk sac. I would leave it be and hope for the best. Not much you can do to help. It can be caused by too high temps.
     
  3. JessaLynn

    JessaLynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Took it out really quick to get a better picture.It's chirping and moving around some.I took the other chicks out except one.They hatched last night and was picking on it.I hope it 'll be ok.What's the chances of it surviving? Will it's bottom go in like normal? Don't want it to suffer. It was last to hatch..temp was normal and all others were fine.The others kept poking at it's shell and broke away pieces of it.
     
  4. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep, just a bit too early. Keep it in the brooder and it should finish absorbing the sack within a few hours. It should be fine as long as it doesn't get picked on by others. Helping it was probably the cause. It is a hard call as to when to help and when not to. We all have done it and continue to do it from time to time. By tomorrow your little fluffy butt should be up and running around.
     
  5. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i had one hatch like this before clairese first hatch and it lived
     
  6. chickeypeep101

    chickeypeep101 the Awesome Pullet

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    I had one that the mother broke when it just pipped and it looked like that but he turned out fine.
    here he is [​IMG]
    So I think yours will make it
     
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  7. popcornpuppy

    popcornpuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just had a group hatch a week ago and had one that looked worse than that. We had to help it out of the shell because the air cell was messed up and it could not get in position to pip. Since our chick did not absorb the entire yolk, we wrapped it in a warm, damp cloth and left in in the bator for an extra day. The cloth was to simulate being inside the egg to help it absorb the rest of the yolk. After 24 hours, our chick was up, around, fluffy and chirping. A week later, you can't tell which chick it was because it has caught up to the rest. I offer this info with the hopes that it may be helpful. Good luck and hope all goes well with your baby.
     
  8. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    I've had plenty hatch like that. You want to leave them in the incubator. The humidity will help keep the yolk soft enough they can absorb it and you don't want anything like pine shavings puncturing it. If it breaks they will bleed to death. I had one pop out too early, break the yolk sac, and run around my incubator bleeding to death to the point it killed a bunch of eggs that hadn't pipped yet. They were all soaked in blood. That's the only one I've had die from it though. The others all absorbed the yolk and you can't tell them from the rest by the following day.
     
  9. JessaLynn

    JessaLynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW great info thank you all so much.My hopes are high [​IMG] Humidity is 75 in the bator so it should be nice and toasty.It's moving around a bit more so really do think it'll be ok [​IMG]
     
  10. JessaLynn

    JessaLynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm concerned.It hasn't changed much except alittle hard.It's up and walking around in the bator normal.
     

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