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Something wrong with chick? Help!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mmcclennen, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. mmcclennen

    mmcclennen Out Of The Brooder

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    We just hatched our chicks!

    The hatching started last night at around 5:30 with the first chick, then again at 11:30 and 12:30. One little guy hatched out at about 1:00 this afternoon. I'm not sure what's going on with him -

    First, it appears as if there's no hair around his neck at all, but it does not look quite normal despite that - he also can't walk. Temperatures were very consistent in my brisnea mini advance incubator, with only a few humidity fluctuations, and nothing below suggested range. Here are some pictures of the little guy.

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    He was the last to pip and the last to come out!

    Is he okay? I'm unsure what to do with him!
     
  2. Bryam

    Bryam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like a naked necked chicken! Very cute! If he cant belance himself, maybe there is something wrong with him ears?
     
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    xs 2 Looks like a nn to me too!! I have naked necks (turkens). They are adorable once they fluff out!


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    Here's grown up nn
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  4. mmcclennen

    mmcclennen Out Of The Brooder

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    He's doing great now guys!! All fluffed up and happy with its siblings!

    Now the first one that hatched- who has been happy and healthy in the brooder box- is having some serious trouble! It's gasping and making almost a clicking sound when it breathes- very lathargic and not moving at all! I've never had any issues like this before...
     

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