Help with chick!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kelly, Jan 19, 2008.

  1. kelly

    kelly Songster

    Aug 15, 2007
    I had to help a chick hatch that had been trying for 2 1/2 days to get out. I believe it was too big for the egg and was curled in a ball. One thing thats wrong is its one foot curls in. Any ideas if it can be helped? I'm not sure if there will be anymore problems or not as it just got out today. I will have to keep it in a separate brooder by itself because it falls over alot and the others would peck it. It seems stronge but I guess I'll see if its still alive in the morning. Anything you can think of to help it please let me know. I don't have the heart to do away with it if I can raise it so its not in pain. Thank you.

    5 RIR's, 3 mutts, 16 RIR eggs in bator
  2. Chickemee

    Chickemee Songster

    Jul 30, 2007
    Since it just got out today, I think you should just wait and see it this is a problem. Sorry I'm not much help.

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