Day 19, chick hatches, won't stand, eyes arnt open

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  1. alli590

    alli590 Out Of The Brooder

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    Chick hatched today, day 19, had yolk attached to butt but absorbed it. Then I noticed is eyes arnt open. It's also been 3 hours and it hasn't stood up. It'll peep and squirm around though. Hasn't fluffed to either exept it's tummy. What to do and what will happen?
     
  2. rustychick2000

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    I have had the same problem I just made sure he kept his head up and gave him a drink of water and mine turned out great
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Just leave him be in the incubator..... he won't need food or water for 2 days at least.
    As long as he's breathing, just let him get caught up.
     
  4. rustychick2000

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    How did the baby do??
     

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