Hatched at wrong end

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jstan, Feb 4, 2016.

  1. jstan

    jstan Out Of The Brooder

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    Has anyone had chicks hatch from small end of the egg, opposite of the air sac. This is a first for that i can remember. I incubate eggs on thier side like a hen would. Had a good rate, 95%. But had one that has a crooked neck and wont gro, figure he wont make it
     
  2. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    Sounds like the chick has wry neck, here are some threads that might have useful info, I think giving vitamins really helps

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/382088/wry-neck-treat-or-euthanize-updated-with-great-results/10

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/630079/wry-neck-confused-about-treatment

    Heres a quote from one of the threads
     
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  3. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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