1. Heather94

    Heather94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a polish mix chick hatch a few hours ago. Looks like his brain is exposed :\ has a red bumpy patch on his head, a bit of blood. What should I do?? Can I help iit? Or is it beyond help?
     
  2. TheKindaFarmGal

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    Please post a picture. Could another chick have pecked on his head, or his mom if you are using a broody?
     
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  3. Heather94

    Heather94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He was the only chick in the incubator at the time. He hatched like that. I don't know what happened. He passed shortly after hatch. [​IMG]
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  4. TheKindaFarmGal

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    :( I'm sorry to hear that, but I don't think there as anything you could have done. Did you get a good hach otherwise?
     
  5. Heather94

    Heather94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep. All but one hatched. I had 8 in the incubator. The other 6 are perfect. One died before pipping and then had this one.
     
  6. TheKindaFarmGal

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    Sorry to hear about the loss, but that's not a bad hatch overall!
     
  7. Heather94

    Heather94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. It's sad :\ but it's part of raising chicks I guess. Glad the others turned out good. This is the first time I've had any deformities.
     
  8. TheKindaFarmGal

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    Yes, it is. :(
     

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