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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Norbertsmomma, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. Norbertsmomma

    Norbertsmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    Not sure what o should do. Do I help or just leave him be? He's still breathing. And I put a damp paper towel around him. Do I just leave him be[​IMG]
     
  2. FridayYet

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    Yes, you should leave him to kick out on his own.

    Did you assist this one? There's quite a bit of blood in the membranes still that need to be absorbed.
     
  3. Norbertsmomma

    Norbertsmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes we did assist him. This morning he was kicking around and not standing up just yet. He still has a very small yolk sac attached. He's peeping and breathing. I have him in a warm paper towel. He's very weak. Won't open its eyes. But it is drinking a little sugar water.
     
  4. FridayYet

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    Just let him rest and keep absorbing the yolk sack. Hope he makes it.

    What led you to assisting? Was it malpositioned or just failing to progress?
     
  5. Norbertsmomma

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    Failing to progress he was starting to get shrink wrapped. He's wiggling around and peeping. I hope he makes it to. The others never piped one is still alive in the egg and the other was dead. The last few were under developed and never made it and were also mal positioned. He's the second egg to ever hatch. The first one was a few weeks ago and he's doing great. Thank you for your help!
     
  6. FridayYet

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    Next time you incubate, there are some good threads that can help talk you through what might have gone wrong with this hatch and help you have much better hatches in the future.

    Electrolytes in the water can be really helpful, like sav-a-chick or nutri-drench. Even a drop of infant vitamins without iron.

    Hoping for the best! Good luck.
     
  7. Norbertsmomma

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    [​IMG] this is him this morning. I went and got nutri-drench and gave him a little, he peeped and is laying back in the bator
     
  8. FridayYet

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    Great! I'd just let him rest for a few hours now.
     
  9. Norbertsmomma

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    He gave three loud peeps and died.
     
  10. FridayYet

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    I'm so sorry to hear that. :hugs You did everything you could and gave him the best chance possible.
     

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