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Help Hatch Problems (Graphic Photo)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tia, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Valdez, Alaska
    I posted this on the goose site and then thought this might be a better place. This guy hatched by itself, two days later than the other goslings. It looks like he isn’t totally absorbed and may have some of his insides hanging out... not sure what this is. He is weak and feet are curled, so not walking mostly flopping. I made sure the floor of the incubator was clean and put him back in. I gave him two drops of Poly Vi Sol. What are his chances? Can I do anything else? Do you think he will make it? He may look a little swollen too. Thanks. Please respond if you are familiar with this even if it doesn’t pertain to a gosling. I don’t want him to suffer.
     
  2. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Valdez, Alaska
    Oops forgot the photo[​IMG]
     
  3. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Valdez, Alaska
    Never mind. Lost the little guy. Nature is a little cruel sometime. So sad.
     
  4. Noodlez

    Noodlez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aug 11, 2014
    Orient, Ohio
    : c I'm sorry. That's so sad!
    Poor little thing. Did any of the rest of your hatch have any issues?

    I've had a similar issue with a duckling in my incubator--but it only lived minutes.

    Bumping for insight.
     
  5. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Valdez, Alaska
    Four out of 5 hatched. The other four are doing fine.
     

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