problem with newborn chick, need advice

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by arabookworm, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. arabookworm

    arabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2008
    Pittsburgh, PA
    there were two eggs that pipped earlier than the rest yesterday, got pretty far, then stopped doing anything. one of them had a large part of the membrane exposed, and it started looking really dry, so I decided to help it after waiting a while and not seeing any movement.
    it was dead before I started.

    I decided to help the other too, cuz I didn't want it to die like the other, and there was no blood or anything, but it has a lump on its bottom that looks a little bloody, and it seems weaker than the others.

    is there hope? what's wrong with it?
  2. bloomnbeauty

    bloomnbeauty Delux Cluxs

    Sep 16, 2008
    N Florida
    I cant really give you any advice as what to do but I have had a few that look similar to that. That is where the yolk is absorbed and it looks like that if they are born a little to soon I think. I would just keep it warm and let it rest. It doesn't need to eat or drink at this time to survive.

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