Cull? - Vivid Pix

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tx_dane_mom, Dec 2, 2007.

  1. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Songster

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    I will add these to my 'Wazine' topic in a few, but first I need to know if these birds can survive this....what is this, and can they survive?
    Sorry they aren't the best, but hopefully you get a clue. The huge red chick's (the one w/the biggest 'sack') has since 'ruptured'
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing

    Jan 11, 2007
    Looks like it is not completely absorbed. That is typically caused by incorrect temps in the hatcher (too high). In some cases they will absorb them if left in the hatcher (in moist environment) and other times they rupture and eventually die.

  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    I agree, it looks like an unabsorbed yolk or rough navel. Popped out a bit too early it seems. Keep it moist and it should go in. If it doesn't pop it may dry out and fall off. Give it a few more hours.
  4. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Songster

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    SO, the one that ruptured....will it be ok?
  5. Fancy Feather Poultry

    Fancy Feather Poultry Cooped Up

    May 30, 2007
    Yes, just keep it some where moist and it should ubsorb it, this has happend to me before and it survived. And shes a handsome little buff orp to this day.

    Edited to say just make sure the chick doesnt rip it off or it will bleed to death or go into shock.
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  6. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    if the sac pops it will be best to cull right then cause all the stuff will be out , you know what im saying....

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