Help!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Laurie, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. Laurie

    Laurie New Egg

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    Our newly hatched chick had its bottom stuck to the shell. We didn't realize it and it got pulled off. Now its bottom is bleeding!

    What is wrong?
     
  2. Laurie

    Laurie New Egg

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    Is that like an umbilical cord thing?

    This is the first time we have done this. Sigh. We are still learning.

    Is our little chick going to be ok?
     
  3. orlandoluv1

    orlandoluv1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok nowi have to first say i really am no profesional but do you see the umbilical cord? or is it juts blood?
     
  4. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any stop quick or anything to stop bleeding. Cornstarch will work in a pinch. Make sure the others do not peck at the little one. You might separate it from the others and it should be fine. It could be a bit of the yolk sac that is not fully absorbed yet.
     
  5. Laurie

    Laurie New Egg

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    No, I don't actually see an umbilical cord [​IMG]. I was just wondering if it was the yolk sac connection, sort of like an umbilical connection.

    The bleeding is minimal. I think it will be ok. It is only the second chick to hatch, so there isn't much concern regarding the other chicks pecking at it so far.

    Thanks for the responses! I really appreciate it!
     

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