Green stuff on new chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BoNelson, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. BoNelson

    BoNelson New Egg

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    First time ever on any forum, just joined today and I have a new hatched buff orphington
    chick with green stuff all over it what should I do? Is it sick or have a bacteria of some
    kind? Just started hatching eggs with a incubator.
     
  2. HannahC1198

    HannahC1198 Out Of The Brooder

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    is the green foamy? If it is one of your eggs in the incubator exploded because of bacteria in it and it's a mixture of rotten egg and bacteria so I would wipe the chick off with warm water and mild dish soap. Also I would wipe off any that's in the incubator as the chicks could peck at it when they hatch and ingest and get sick.
     
  3. collisinana

    collisinana Out Of The Brooder

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    Chick poop is often green too. So I wouldn't worry to much about it, it
    Probably pooped and then lost its balance. Though I would certainly clean it off.
     

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