newly hatched chick

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Charlen Blasengame, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. Charlen Blasengame

    Charlen Blasengame New Egg

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    have a newly hatched chick. i'm a new member.hi.this cick hatched over 6 hours ago.it's chirping,but it's still in fetal position with a liitle blood on it's tummy and eyes not open. can someone tell me what might be going on please?!!!!!!!
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    some chicks have a hard time hatching.

    Sometimes they get 'shrink wrapped' by their membrane and die, especially if the bator has been opened repeatedly or you keep looking under the hen and the humidity isn't right.

    Best idea is to let nature take it's course.

    Not all hatching chicks make it.

    Someone may come on her and tell you how to save it by chipping away at the shell and membrane.

    Usually if there is blood they often times don't make it.
     
  3. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] from south carolina/ fla. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. bella1210

    bella1210 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from ct
     
  5. tobin123

    tobin123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and welcome from Indiana
     
  6. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC from The Pampered Pullets Farm in Central Florida
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    How is the little chickie doing??
     
  7. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Hello from Tucson and [​IMG] I hope your chick is O.K.
     

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