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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by buckysbaby06, Oct 13, 2015.

  1. buckysbaby06

    buckysbaby06 New Egg

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    I was reading a post in regards to helping a baby chick who was having issues piping, so I followed the directions and got to blood at the very end and the chick was out of the egg but still attached at the umbilical cord, it s breathing still but looks to be somewhat having a hard time, it is still in the incubator with the egg and shell, please help me to try to save this poor baby, we've already lost so many and had 1 baby that couldn't pip die because we didn't help it or natural selection and then had an animal get ahold of 7 other of our chickens. I really want to try to help this baby so my kids don't have to go through anymore loss. [​IMG]
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I'm sorry to hear you are having trouble with your incubation. Had the chick in the above pipped the egg on its own? If so how long had it been pipped? Has it absorbed all the yolk! There looks to be a bit of blood there still with the chick which would point me toward it not been quite ready to hatch.

    I see you posted quite a while ago, how is the chick now?
     
  3. buckysbaby06

    buckysbaby06 New Egg

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    The chick didn't make it, there was to much blood loss I believe, it lasted about an hour. It had piped but the membrane was really dry and I was concerned it was having issues so I tried to help it along some and it just went bad after that. Thank you for asking.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. buckysbaby06

    buckysbaby06 New Egg

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    The baby didn't make it, it survived about an hour and then passed.
     
  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!

    I sure hope your chick gets better.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Oh I am so very sorry. It did look from the photo that it had a lot of blood loss. I know these things happen and all chicks can't be saved but, it is still very hard to take. I really understand how you feel. I'm sure you did everything that could be done. [​IMG]
     
  8. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm sorry your chick didn't make it :hugs

    Did you wait 24 hours after the initial external pip before helping the chick?
     
  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    So sorry to hear about your chick. How did the other chicks do?
     

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