Features of Unhealthy Day Old Chicks

 

  • Inability to grow and mature
  • Dirty after hatch
  • inability to stand well. Toes and legs are not well developed
  • Inactive and dull
  • Inability to make sounds
deformed leg sample

deformed leg sample

  • Presence of deformities; swollen hocks(knees)
  • Exposed yolk sac
  • Unhealed and exposed navel
  • Abnormal skin colour

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