OMG, No, oh no. I need help, ASAP! pics

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by secuono, Nov 14, 2010.

  1. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    I have a new Black Jap that just hatched, first and loudest. But....she seems to have no skull over her brain?!
    Help!

    I didn't see the back of her head in the egg. It pooed on me, lol. It's trying to stand.
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  2. Nekhebet

    Nekhebet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:oh poor thing! *hugs* not sure there's much u can do for her..
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    I would cull it. It would be picked on, not to mention it would be highly suseptable to disease...and you dont want it infecting healthy chicks. Sorry.
     
  4. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    Yea, I can't believe it, no idea if there is any chance of the skull growing over...if it did somewhat, it might have a chance at being an indoor chicken, maybe?
     
  5. kooltex

    kooltex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guess you could wrap it and see. Man, bummer, poor little fella.
     
  6. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my opinion cull it. Pecking order would kill or seriously disable it later if it.even makes it that far.
     
  7. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Virginia
    How does this even happen...
    Others are still in their eggs, maybe I will give it a chance...
    Can't find any info online about it...
     
  8. kooltex

    kooltex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you want to give it a chance, I would wrap it asap. Wouldn't take much to damage that brain. Poor little thing.
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That doesn't happen often. Honestly, you need to cull it. With exposed brain like that, even in the house, there is chance for serious infection. I'm sorry, that's really awful.
     
  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I would cull it. Once the others start pecking at it it'll be a slow death for it.
     

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