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URGENT A baby chick 5day old has jell discharge and screaming all day and night.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Shamsa327, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. Shamsa327

    Shamsa327 New Egg

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    Hello and I am hoping for experts in this matter it's a feather foot chick hatched without feathers and has a ball were his belly button.
    He never eats with his siblings and has paisty butt , and now I started feeding him with a serringe yogurt and egg yolk , and today I used a baby bird mix .
    I use running water to remove the past on his rear, then suddenly his big ball on his bellybutton pealed off then something brown jelly like came oozing out of his belly button it smells like egg white.
    I can't take him to a vet now or tomorrow because its closed on Friday.
    What should I do I'm afraid to hold him after that and the jelly substance I'm afraid it will harden.
    Everytime he squeak it comes out.
    I can post a picture of him.[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Clucker53

    Clucker53 New Egg

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    Ive never have seen anything like this before. The best thing to do is to keep cleaning it. DO NOT try to perform any type of surgery or medication without a vet.
     
  3. Shelby1616

    Shelby1616 New Egg

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    has it had any chick gravel because if not you might need to try that because chickens are like they need rocks to digest food [​IMG]
     
  4. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    I have no idea what that could be! It looks and sounds miserable! At 4 days old he/she doesn't need grit because you aren't feeding foods yet that need the grit to grind it. Chick food is designed to be digested without it.
     
  5. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sounds to me like unabsorbed yolk? Perhaps it hatched prematurely since it doesn't have the normal fluffy down. If that's it, I really do not like this chick's chances. If the umbilical area is open and dripping yolk, it is ripe for a massive infection.
     
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  6. Shamsa327

    Shamsa327 New Egg

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    I'm not sure but it looks like it these breed we have has a defect in their gene this is their third batch only 3 survived.
    And the first batch one had a beak defect this one his feathers.
    He's 6days old but he died the next day that was egg yolk in him poor thing :, (
    Anyway hes in a better place now he was suffering from the day he hatched.
    I thought he's a featherless chick .
     
  7. Shamsa327

    Shamsa327 New Egg

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  8. Shamsa327

    Shamsa327 New Egg

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    Hello he hatched at day 22 they all are fully grown but this one has a defect just like his other sibling with a defected beak.
     
  9. hbchicknmama

    hbchicknmama Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh poor baby.... I'm sorry for your loss. These babies snag our hearts quickly!
     
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