Is this normal??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Loriwellman, Nov 13, 2016.

  1. Loriwellman

    Loriwellman Out Of The Brooder

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    He looks like he hatched with hemorrhoids. Is this normal? Do I need to do anything for him??!
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    That is a partially unabsorbed yolk sac. Get him into a cup lined with paper towels so he can't drag it around and rupture it. Wait and give him time and see if it absorbs.
     
  3. Loriwellman

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    [​IMG] I assume at this point. There isn't much I cn do??
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Oh that's not good, it looks like it ruptured and on top of that now the intestines are coming out :(

    Unfortunately there's not much to do for that. The best thing to do may to cull the little thing to end its suffering.
     
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    Well that sucks super bad
     
  6. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    I'm gonna see about getting some other people in here for advice, just in case, so hang tight and don't cull just yet.
     
  7. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Oh, no... Pyxis is correct, that's intestines... very, very rare have I heard any chick survive that... may be best to just cull it...

    If you can't though, you can take a clean, sterilized piece of thread and tie it off at the belly... nothing you can do about the part already out, but if it pulls out more it will certainly suffer more and die... :(
     
  8. Loriwellman

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    Okay....well...best to do it now while my son is still asleep. This ****** sucks. He was so excited
     
  9. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    I'm so sorry... :hugs

    Any others for him to be occupied with?
     
  10. Loriwellman

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    Our 4 outside. This was our only hatchling.
     

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