Lookis like intestines maybe??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bec, Apr 23, 2008.

  1. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    Ok...now some of you know I had a post about classroom chicks...thats a long story, but the teacher called me and one of the babies hatched and is fluffy and doing good. now the problem they see is that on the underside in the back, it liikes like pink curly stuff near his/her butt. They said there is some egg shell still on it and that he is walking around and doing fine other than that....what could it be??
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    Could be his yolk sac has not fully absorbed, give him time and keep him away from the others if they start to pick at it....I had one last week like this but mine was weak and also his insides came out more so I had to cull him....
  3. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    Ok....she said they left him in the incubator with the others that were still hatching..how ling can he/she stay in there?
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    2-3 days should be fine. Pink and curly sounds worry some though...as the yolk sac is usually yellowish.
  5. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    IF it is intestines, is there any way to put them back in????

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