puffy belly in newly hatched chick

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bedste, May 13, 2010.

  1. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this normal. It feels very liquidy and puffy. The other chicks do not look like this. Is there something I can do to help her?
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    How newly hatched, and a pic would help!
     
  3. L0rraine

    L0rraine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could it be a bit of leftover yolk sack? If so, won't it eventually absorb it in the next 24 hours or so? 'debiraymond' was right, a picture might help.
     
  4. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok....... if she is still puffy tomorrow I will take a picture..... there was more wetness and blood with her hatch then the others so maybe it is the yolk absorbing. I feel better. Thanks guys. I will take a pic in the morning if she is still looking unusual. I would have to wake up a sleeping 10 mo old baby if I took a pic now.

    thanks!
     

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