Fading chick, any hope? please help asap

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by klf73, Jun 3, 2008.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    I have a 48 hr chick that was born with what seemed to be a rough naval. It still has a dried up mass under it, although is is much smaller than it was. It now seems to be fading after running around with the others and it sleeps alone other than the one that seems to want to keep it company. I have read others giving polyvisol to problem chickens, should I try it, or anything else? Should I just let it go? It was eating and drinking, but not sure about today, any help is appreciated
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    Hi, I think you could add vits. It wouldn't hurt. And make sure that she's eating and drinking. I don't think there's much more than that.
  3. hencackle

    hencackle Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN
    Put tincture of iodine on a rough navel.

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