We have a fighter (UPDATED)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by panner123, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    I don't think the little fella will make it, but it is sure trying. If I only had more brooders where I could put it by itself it would have a better chance. I found the egg out of the nest and pippin. It was real cold so I brought it up and put it in with some two and three day olds. As kids will be they tried to help. All they did was get it bleeding. It is almost out, but to dry as there is no humidity to speak of in the brooder. I did put a damp cloth next to it, for what good that might do. We will see if it makes it till morning. If it does it might make it.
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2008
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    You could try wrapping the egg in a warm, wet cloth, That may add enough humidity to help it out. Good luck!!
     
  3. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Use a dropper or q-tip to put some moisture along the membrane. Just don't get it in his nose!
     
  4. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    Take that egg and wrap that warm rag around it leaving the spot where it pipped open so that he can breath. If it was me I would try and help that chick out. What is the temp in the brooder? Needs to be 95 with a cooler end to go to. I sure hope the little thing makes it.
     
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2008
  5. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Did the little one make it ??????????????????/


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  6. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    He is completely hached out and still fighting. He can't stand for fome reason. I will let him/her fight it out. Just wish it was by itself, the other chicks are all over it. They picked at it until it was bleeding last night. It is in with the youngest chicks I have in the brooders, the older ones would be wrost. If it is still going tomorrow, I will make another brooder.
     
  7. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    [​IMG] [​IMG] Way to go little chick..... depending on how long it has been hatched , it may take it a little while to get his feet under him good enough to stand....
     
  8. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    go little fighter go
     
  9. Buckaroo

    Buckaroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most likley really tired, he maybe fine tomorrow. The one I had pipped for three days, and had to help him out. Took about 3 days for him to really get going, now he struts around like he or she owns the brooder. Good Luck
     
  10. Bandana

    Bandana Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is there any way you can separate it at all? Maybe put it in a tiny carboard box with air holes. The size you get with Chinese takeout. Just for a while, so the li'l bugger can catch it's breath without the others picking on it? I'm always a sucker for a runt......
     

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