Problem with newly-hatched chick

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by QChickieMama, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. QChickieMama

    QChickieMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looking for advice here.

    My chick hatched with a long, nasty-looking protrusion from its behind. It's dragging it all over the incubator. Looks almost like his intestines. Can that be true? If so, then what?


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  2. redstar14

    redstar14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive had that happen to i think its like their ambilicle cord
     
  3. QChickieMama

    QChickieMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, this is NOT looking right. Looks like intestines to me. What to do??
     
  4. CherishHolland

    CherishHolland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Push it back into the opening and put some neosporin on it I had a chick from my last hatch that had the same problem I threw on a pair of gloves and gently pushed it back inside. Applied some neo and it closed up within a few hours.
     
  5. redstar14

    redstar14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It does look like intestines in the new pick
     
  6. QChickieMama

    QChickieMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hoo boy. Didn't know I signed up for this. Haha! Here we go! I'll give it a try.
     
  7. QChickieMama

    QChickieMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That did not work. I tried. For quite a while. No way that stuff wanted to go back inside. So, is he a goner, I'm guessing?
     
  8. redstar14

    redstar14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dont do anything drastic they may go back in on their own
     
  9. CherishHolland

    CherishHolland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not sure what to tell you since they didn't go in you might have to cull the chick,I am sorry about this.
     

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