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help! chicky hatched fine i checked later and his

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by callyann6390, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. callyann6390

    callyann6390 New Egg

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    Yolk sack is out of his body can it be removed? I have had less severe cases and just tucked them back in and covered it with a bandaid but this is really bad! Help suggestions please!
     
  2. callyann6390

    callyann6390 New Egg

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    I wrapped him in tp so he wont move and put him in an isolated brooder he is resting peacefully right now but I have to do something immediately!
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    You can make him a diaper out of plastic wrap.... To keep him from stepping on it and tearing it until it absorbs. Perhaps put some bedadine on it to discourage infection.
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has to be kept moist or the tissues will start to die. You're sure it's yolk and not intestine? If it's a large area, the baby most likely not make it.
     
  5. callyann6390

    callyann6390 New Egg

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    I read something that said you can cut it so I did and I made him a diaper out of bandaids, he is doing really well today its been 16+ hours since I did this. He is alert and eating I am going to the store now to get vitamins and I talked to my vet friend about antibiotics. Thank you guys for your help, everything is in gods hands now!
     

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