UMMMM is this what I think it is

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by midnitesun, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. midnitesun

    midnitesun Out Of The Brooder

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    This little guy hatched just a few minutes ago, and hubby came in to tell me, "Um I think his brains are hanging out." [​IMG]
    Is it his brains..

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    Sorry for the dirty bator, I had 40 eggs in there and this little guy is #28 to hatch [​IMG]
     
  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Oh wow! That doesn't look good! [​IMG] I've never seen this happen before. What are you going to do? Is that an EE?
     
  3. midnitesun

    midnitesun Out Of The Brooder

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    It's just a mixed chick.. I have Buff, RIR, Barred Rock, and EE hens and a couple of misfit roos running around here, so no telling what it is.
    I don't know what to do, I've never seen this before either.. I'm a little freaked out right now..
     
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  5. Stevo

    Stevo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can tell you it's not the little fellas brain. A chickens brain is tiny. Whatever it is it's not good. Tumor maybe?
     
  6. BrattishTaz

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  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    If I were in this position, I would try and gently feel at it, see if maybe it's just a chunk of egg or something odd that's on the head, and not actually from inside the head. If the object is very stiff and definitely from the chicks' head, I'd cull it. [​IMG]
     
  8. midnitesun

    midnitesun Out Of The Brooder

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    I know that the part of the shell is still on it, and I a bit afraid to move it right now, as I want it to calm downa bit before I got poking on it to see if the bump is soft, hard or what ever.. I will give it a few minutes and than check it again
     
  9. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

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    I have no clue [​IMG] Never seen anything like that before

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  10. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    You ever see the movie Mars Attacks? you never know.[​IMG] poor fellow though.
     

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