Deformed chicks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tank1970, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. tank1970

    tank1970 Out Of The Brooder

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    I hatched some chick and two of them are deformed. One has a leg that it drags behind it. The other has a swollen neck and a foot that is sort of turned backwards. My wife said that the neck wasn't swollen when it hatched. There was about three hours between then and the time I got home. The swollen one keeps chirping and sounds strong. Is it suffering or a sign that it is fighting? I don't want it to suffer, but want to give it a chance. I need advice.[​IMG]
     
  2. serendipity22

    serendipity22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry I can't help. Can you post photos?
     
  3. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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  4. tank1970

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  5. alagary

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    please help my dumb self out . where do I post a new Question ? thanks
     
  6. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

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    Try editing your post title give more details.. That usaully helps ... Good luck with the lil ones though
     
  7. kidd42

    kidd42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Relax, and wait for people to reply. I was in the same situation a few weeks ago with our new chicks. I had to put two down, but everyone here were very helpful with ton's of experiance and advice. I know it's hard when you feel or know a chick is suffering. Someone will post with the same past experiance. Good Luck.
     
  8. tank1970

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  9. tank1970

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  10. alagary

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    Sorry ,I should have replied too . Some critter pulled a leg off one of my new chicks through the chicken wire . I almost took care of it but decided to wait . 9 months old now and one of the bosses of the yard ,names Hoppy .
     

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