How long do you keep the bandaid on a splay chick?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CelticMoon1, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. CelticMoon1

    CelticMoon1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I discovered today that one of my late hatchers from yesterday is a splay, so I've put a bandaid on and it seems to be doing fine. Now... how long do I keep it on before trying to remove it? A couple of days? Or does it need to be longer?

    I think I might be spoiled *lol* I consider this a bad hatch and out of 24 eggs 20 hatched [​IMG] One was tilting its head back alot yesterday but seems fine today, then there's the splay chick and a late hatch that I had to help out today. Hope it's going to be allright... [​IMG]
    Out of the 4 dead ones 1 was a very early death, one was late, one was ready to pip and one had pipped when they died... guess they just weren't strong enough, but still sad [​IMG]
     
  2. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Overrun With Chickens

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  3. CelticMoon1

    CelticMoon1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks [​IMG]
     

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