Turkey poult with navel in the wrong place.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Denninmi, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2009
    It pipped and then just sat for 48 hours. Generally, I have found turkey eggs always hatch about 24 hours after external pip. So, this morning, I helped it. It was extremely weak, but seemed to have a lot of will to live. I gave it several doses of electrolytes, sugar, and vitamins in water. Don't know if it will make it or not.

    Anyway, it has a deformity I've not seen before -- the navel isn't on the central axis of the abdomen as it should be, it is off on the side by about a 60 degree angle. Othewise, it seems normal in the abdomen, and actually voided a couple of times on the paper towels in the incubator.
  2. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

    Oct 18, 2009
    Quote:Curious. Can you share a photo of it?
  3. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    Franklin, NC
    Quote:Curious. Can you share a photo of it?


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