Should I cut it OFF?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nesle, May 15, 2011.

  1. nesle

    nesle Out Of The Brooder

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    I posted about a red sack hanging from my chicks abdomen and now its a shriveled up dry black thing that I would like to get rid of for it so i can put it with another little chick. What should I do? Can you cut it off? I'm not even sure what it was in the first place, so I'm scared to do anything to it.

    Also, there is a short little pink thing right beside it and I don't know what it is. Can anyone help me? And one of his claws isn't working right, its hard for him to walk because his toes are curled up. Is that going to be fine? Thanks!
     
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  2. codymax2

    codymax2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NOOOOOO!!! I'm not at all knowing of this subject but NNOOOOOO!!! Someone should pop up soon to tell ya what to do.
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    First off how old is it??? And I don't see any pics!!
     
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  4. nesle

    nesle Out Of The Brooder

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    Its almost three days now.
     
  5. nesle

    nesle Out Of The Brooder

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    ya i didnt get to putting the pics on but its a little under three days.
     
  6. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Here's a pic of what mine looked like, is it similar???
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    Once it dried up I cut it off.I also let the water get warm in the sink and just keep working it loose. I have had 2 like that in the past couple of months and did the same thing for each!!
     
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  7. nesle

    nesle Out Of The Brooder

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    yes that is similar but it was bigger and more deffinetely red. But it does look like that. And what is the sick?
     
  8. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Quote:I don't have a clue what it is. I just made sure I let is completly dry out before i cut it off. I also didn't get real close to the skin!
     
  9. nesle

    nesle Out Of The Brooder

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    So what is the sick?
     
  10. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Quote:I don't have a clue what it is. I just made sure I let is completly dry out before i cut it off. I also didn't get real close to the skin!
     

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