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quick help!!! herniated umbilical..

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by latenighter, Nov 24, 2014.

  1. latenighter

    latenighter In the Brooder

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    I have a production red that hatched this morning with a herniated umbilical. One of the other chicks pulled on it and a big glob Came out. It was leaking yolk for a bit. Just checked on it and its got yolk all over it again. I'm not sure what to do. Any advice is appreciated
     

  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Separate the chick, if you haven't already, clean up the navel area as best you can and dab a little iodine in it. Fingers crossed for the little one [​IMG]
     

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