Chick just hatched , Head has a huge bulge with no feathers???!?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jaygood787, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. Jaygood787

    Jaygood787 Out Of The Brooder

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    This chick looks so wierd, it almost looks like its brain is sitting on top of its head. Its like a tumor looking thing. It seems to loook
    healthy otherwise. Anyone ever seen thing???
     
  2. kandyg_99

    kandyg_99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do You Have Pics? What Breed Is It?
     
  3. Buugette

    Buugette [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Cra

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    Need pics... what type of chicken? Could it be a vault?
     
  4. Jaygood787

    Jaygood787 Out Of The Brooder

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    Its a Java dad / Barred Rock mom.

    NO pics yet still in incubator, some are pipped right now so i dont want to open.

    It has a big vein going through the bald bulge. It really looks like its skull didnt form on top of its head or somthing. Every other part of the chick looks normal
     

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