I need help with a new chick

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Francischick, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. Francischick

    Francischick Out Of The Brooder

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    Out of 20 eggs I have 10 running around like crazy and 1 just hatched but he won't uncurl his neck he is still in the fetal position I guess you would say. Y'all think he will perk up soon. I hope. I am very proud of my hatch this time 50% rate so far I got one maked up like a peguin. I will post pics as soon as they come out of the bator.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    If it's only just hatched it probably just needs a little time to recover. Hopefully it will "perk up" and straighten itself out soon.
     
  3. Francischick

    Francischick Out Of The Brooder

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    It is up and running around I think I have about a dozen babies now. SO SWEET![​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    He just needed a little time. Remember hatching is hard work! Congrats on your new chicks [​IMG]
     
  5. Francischick

    Francischick Out Of The Brooder

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    THANKS ALOT!
     
  6. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I had one that laid there along time and was worried, then all of a sudden it was up and hopping around like the other chicks. I worried for nothing.
     

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