Chick hatched with swollen yellow belly?

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  1. KaleyasChick

    KaleyasChick Just Hatched

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    Not sure what's wrong with my chick (born yesterday). I've uploaded a photo of Its belly. Its otherwise very active and strong. Any ideas?
     

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  2. KikisGirls

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    @DwayneNLiz Hey Mr. D....(Lol)
    Is this an unabsorbed yolk sac?
     
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  4. DwayneNLiz

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    sure looks it, i would put some neosporin/betadine on it and a bandaid, make sure that it doesnt drag on HWC and rupture

    -Liz
     
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    The more you read on BYC the more you learn.
    Thanks again Liz!
     
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  6. AlleysChicks

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    Yes, mine wasn't this big. I separated Easter from the rest for almost 2 weeks. She's a spunky 5 week old chick now.

    Good luck KaleyasChick!
     
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  7. KaleyasChick

    KaleyasChick Just Hatched

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    It's quite dry and doesn't drag on the ground or anything. She/he in the incubator with one other chick with a severely deformed leg :(
    Hoping she/he makes it!
     
  8. KikisGirls

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    Can you post a pic of the "leg" chick too?
     
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  10. DwayneNLiz

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    i would still put something on it
    it will eventually dry up and fall off
     

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