yet another question about a odd hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sky68ou1, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. sky68ou1

    sky68ou1 Songster

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    most of you know i have been hatching out for awhile now. hatches everyday this week so far. well i had one completely hatch just a few minutes ago and upon looking it over while drying it off i noticed a place on the top of its little noggin that looks like "meat" protruding. i am afraid to touch it as i dont know for sure what it is. can anyone help me figure it out? i have not taken any pics yet as its not dry from hatching. i hope its just a oddity piece of un-necessary meat and not a brain deformity.
     
  2. Cherlyn

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    Definitely need a photo on this one!

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  3. sky68ou1

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    Quote:i will take one of it but my camera doesnt take very good pics. give me a few minutes to get it done and uploaded.
     
  4. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    If it is a silkie, you could be seeing the vaulted skull.
     
  5. sky68ou1

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    my comp is slow so please be patient. i had to edit the pics so it could be seen.
     
  6. sky68ou1

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    this is the best i can do.

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  7. dovecanyon

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    Yikes. I for sure don't know, but I can't wait to hear from someone who does. So I guess this is a bump.
     
  8. sky68ou1

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    i sure hope somebody can tell me something.
     
  9. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    It looks kinda like a scab? As long as it doesn't appear to be painful or is not bleeding, I would leave it alone. Just watch to make sure that it doesn't get worse. If it does, you may to take other measures.
     
  10. sky68ou1

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    its not a scab. it looks like a piece of "meat" protruding from its skull. it worries me because i know itll be picked on if i place it in with the others. also i checked on it when i got back home and it seems to be "drying" up. i have never seen anything like this.
     

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