i need help with a chick that just hatched

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kenny7673, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. kenny7673

    kenny7673 Out Of The Brooder

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    ok my first chick just hatched. its completely out of its shell now,but it looks like there somethng and i dont know what hanging out of its behind. i am guessing that probly aint normal? plus its been out for around 4 or 5 hours and its not walking around yet is that normal. would apericate if some one could please answer the questions for me [​IMG]
     
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  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Id give it time. Sometimes they absorb it. [​IMG]
     
  3. kenny7673

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    how long before it should begin to walk around and such. and thank you for your help
     
  4. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How is the chick doing now?
     
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That chick will likely not survive. It happens...
     
  6. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had cases where this happens so its possible for the chick to survive...the yolk was not fully absorbed...all you have to do is wrap it in a damp (with warm water) wash cloth and wrap the baby in it (so it cant really move around and get the yolk sac caught on the bottom of the incubator)...the yolk sac will eventually be absorbed...
     
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  7. kenny7673

    kenny7673 Out Of The Brooder

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    its still living and seems pretty lively. its not up walking around or and thing yet but its very vocal. i will try that with the warm rag thank you all
     
  8. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] thats good Im glad hes doing well!
     
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  9. kenny7673

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    well the lil fella died yesterday. i thought he was gonna make it. well out of 22 eggs eleven hatched ot started hatching. of course as i said the one died and one died before it got out of its shell. so i got a grand total of nine. thank you for every ones help
     
  10. Ukiah

    Ukiah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] It happens.
    You did what you could [​IMG]
     

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