Double chick

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by christiekaden, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. christiekaden

    christiekaden Out Of The Brooder

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    Had a chick hatch and I helped it along and it appears to have another chick attached to it. Not sure what to do
     
  2. KatharinetheGr8

    KatharinetheGr8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no suggestions, but we must see pictures...
     
  3. cowgirlup11

    cowgirlup11 Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree we need pictures!!
     
  4. christiekaden

    christiekaden Out Of The Brooder

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  5. cowgirlup11

    cowgirlup11 Out Of The Brooder

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    That just looks like a chick who has nt absorbed the yolk yet... Unless there is sothing else I am not seeing...it is alive?
     
  6. christiekaden

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    It is alive is there anything i can do? It appears to be very strong moving around, kicking its legs, flapping its wings and chirping...
     
  7. christiekaden

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    the sac appears to have feathers its so weird looking i want to get a better picture but don't want to mess with it
     
  8. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    Wait until the cord dries up, it should fall off on it's own. If you think it's going to hurt himself by dragging or catching the "stuff" on something, you can snip the cord with some sterilized scissors and let the stump dry up and fall off.

    Weird. Can't really tell from the picture, but it could have been a double yolker whose twin didn't develop.
     
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