What is this? Do I have to worry or do something??? (graphic)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by crj, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a newly hatched chick. It has to be within 24 hrs old. I heard the little guy this morning when checking on Mom. Tonight I wanted to see the baby and was surprised at what I found. Can anyone tell me anything???

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    Is this something that will go away or do I have to do something??? I've never seen this before but then again I haven't had much experience with hatching chicks.
     
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2010
  2. Ema

    Ema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow I have never seen that before I hope someone knows!!
     
  3. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow I have never seen that before I hope someone knows!!

    Me too!!!! If I have to do something I'd rather do it sooner then later.​
     
  4. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    Is she up and about or just laying there?
    Maybe by moving your post to the Emergencies section more folks will see your post quickly.....

    JJ
     
  5. chickiedoo

    chickiedoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Uh oh, poor little guy. I'm super new to chickies so I'm not any help but it looks intestinal-ish to me which probably isnt a good sign. But seriously, dont take my word for it, I'm clueless [​IMG]
     
  6. farmboydj

    farmboydj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i had this happen to me once and i let the chick go for a couple of days and it was not doing any better so i had to cull it
     
  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Definitely post this in emergencies and ask the mods to move it or delete this one!! I think this qualifies as one!
     
  8. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I'll post there. Thanks. Don't know how to delete or move so I will copy it.
     
  9. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    It looks to be a cloacal prolapse. Intestine that is inside-out. Clean it w/warm soapy water and gently push it back in. Then pray it stays. After 3 tries if it insists on hanging out it is time to give up. A vet would do a "purse string" surgery (put a stitch in the external opening to keep the thing in). Good luck. [​IMG]
     
  10. lichick28

    lichick28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So How's The Babe Doing?
     

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