New hatch chick with a Big Problem **GRAPHIC**

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chick_In_The_Burbs, Apr 26, 2017.

  1. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi. So long story short I assisted hatching for this baby at 24 days (upside down positioning). I saw it still had yoke so I stopped and tried to let it stay in the shell as long as possible. About 24 hrs after I intervened she ruptured the yoke and I had to finish the hatching to stop her from drowning in the yoke. I really didn't expect little one to live but its been almost 24 hrs again and she is still alive. While examining the yoke sack I saw what I think is intestines. My question is this; is there any hope for little one or do I need to put her down?

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  2. DwayneNLiz

    DwayneNLiz ...lost... Premium Member

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    if intestines are hanging out try to get them back in, dont worry about the yolk so much more about the intestines
     
  3. LoveseedFarms

    LoveseedFarms Just Hatched

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    Never seen that before, wish you the best of luck with your sweet chick!:fl
     
  4. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ended up putting down the little one. As hard as she was fighting the intestines wouldn't go back in. [​IMG]
     
  5. DwayneNLiz

    DwayneNLiz ...lost... Premium Member

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    i'm sorry [​IMG] probably the best choice but never the easiest
     

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