Help What Wrong With Little Birdie!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JordanFamily, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. JordanFamily

    JordanFamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so I just hatched out some chicks and one of them has something really wrong I think. It looks like he has a really big a bloody umbilical cord and I'm not sure if it is suppose to look like that or if his insides are comming out... I don't know how to post a pic on this forum so if you think you can help please email me directly so I can send you a pic of him. my email is [email protected] Thanks, Kristina
     
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  2. ChickNLittle

    ChickNLittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. JordanFamily

    JordanFamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else I need to know quick and this person has not got back to me yet....Thanks so much, Kristina
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    It's probably his yolk sac and his insides are coming out with it...I just had a chick like this hatch out two days ago....I left it in the incubator to see if it would possibly absorb it , mine didn't and I had to cull it....Give it time to try to absorb on its own in the bator...
     
  5. JordanFamily

    JordanFamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thansk, so much! :DWhat temp and humidity would you think is the best for him? Kristina
     
  6. Tuffoldhen

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    Have you taken him out of the bator from the hatch already?..

    If you have you will just have to isolate him from the others in the brooder box and not put him back in the incubator...I kept mine in the bator from when he hatched so the bloody yolk sac would stay moist to absorb....
     

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