Chick w/ unabsorbed egg sac??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Dutchgirl, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

    Apr 1, 2008
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    In all the six years we've been raising chickens, I've never seen anything like this. My sister came to show me a newly hatched chick which was in her hand, and it... pooped. So she says. But it seemed to have pooped a dark-red pile of goo, which we can only guess is the unabsorbed egg sac?

    I looked on another thread where someone had something similar to this happen and everyone said it was okay. But is this normal?

    Thank you (and I know this is a gross thread [​IMG] )!!!!
     
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2011
  2. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

    Apr 1, 2008
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    Thank you, the closest one I could find was because of Coccidiosis [​IMG]
    But I believe those are for chickens. This could possibly be unabsorbed egg sac (?).
     
  4. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know...mine aren't laying yet, and I am a newbie..could be? Maybe someone else will see your post and help out!
     
  5. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

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    Anyone?
     
  6. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

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    Here's photo, not very good, since it was taken w/ my webcam.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    That is the intestines and they are not coming out of the rectum. It is coming out of the navel. I think the chick was squeezed a bit.....

    It's "butt" would be up closer to your index finger. You need to put this chick down as it will suffer and die over the next few hours.
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2011
  8. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

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    [​IMG]
     
  9. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so sorry.....[​IMG]
     
  10. Jerseycoop

    Jerseycoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry
     

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