Silkie Baby HAtched kinda Bloody with a cone looking head?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by psycoforsilkies, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. psycoforsilkies

    psycoforsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First hatch for me first baby was quite clean when hatched, this baby came out kinda bloody & with a funny shaped head ? I know when human babys are born thier heads are still kinda moldable is it the same for chicks?

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  2. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

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    Not to sure about that but i dont think they should be like that. It also looks as if it still has a vain outside of it.
    *ETA that doesn't look like a good sign to me.
     
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  3. psycoforsilkies

    psycoforsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm Ok, now I wonder what to do? I guess all I can do it watch and see
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicks heads can remold. I'm assuming the little bloody thing hanging out back is the umbilical cord. It's hard to say why his little head is shaped like that. Brain and skull anomalies do happen.
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  5. psycoforsilkies

    psycoforsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is moving around some, so i guess we will see what tomorrow brings, still have 2 that have not hatched yet
     
  6. riane'smimi

    riane'smimi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it will be alright. Sometimes they do bleed alittle as they draw up the yolk and vessels,Was it helped out of it's shell?.Let us know how it's doing tomorrow.
    That second picture though about made me sick.
     
  7. Ukiah

    Ukiah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll tell you right now, I don't know much about silkies.
    However many silkies have vaulted skulls, including your baby here.
    His crest should be a bit larger.

    Was it helped with hatching?
     
  8. riane'smimi

    riane'smimi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's what I was thinking about the head and nothing to worry about.From what I can see it has a vaulted head which is common in silkies
     
  9. psycoforsilkies

    psycoforsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only helping was by 2 other hatchmates rolling it a little in the bator! this is my first hatch this one just looked a little differant from the 2 others guess will have a bigger poof then they will

    will update in the morning!

    hatchmates are running amuck in there!
     
  10. riane'smimi

    riane'smimi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Don't you just love it [​IMG]
    I have some due to hatch this coming Sunday [​IMG]
     

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