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Chick hatched an hour ago. Yolk sac not completely absorbed

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I was just checking on one of my chicks that hatched about an hour or so ago.  It hatched on its own but its yolk sac was not completely absorbed.  I think it leaked out a little also looking down into the incubator (thru the window panes I can see this).  Do you think this chick is gonna be able to survive like this?  Sorry I don't have a way to take pictures right now.

**UPDATE............  I just checked on it again and its yolk sac is completely hanging out.  I am leaving it alone.

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Poor Lil Feller.....Im posting this so it will be back on top of the forum. Good luck.

I have 1 99% perfect man of the garage,2 boys,one baby girl due 6/30/12,2 pitbulls,3 munchkin Cats, 1 Cochin Roo,2 Standard Frizzle Cochin hens,2 standard Cochin hens,4 Lavender Orpinton hens,1 Lavender Orpington Roo.

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I have 1 99% perfect man of the garage,2 boys,one baby girl due 6/30/12,2 pitbulls,3 munchkin Cats, 1 Cochin Roo,2 Standard Frizzle Cochin hens,2 standard Cochin hens,4 Lavender Orpinton hens,1 Lavender Orpington Roo.

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It may or may not survive.  Other than tying off the sack close to the chicks belly with some thread, there isn't anything much else you can do.

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http://threecedarsilkies.webs.com/

 

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Member APA, ABA, ASBC

Raising exhibition silkies in black, white, blue, splash and American Paint

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post #4 of 6

That's so sad. How is it doing now?

Chickens are like crack. Once you start, there is no going back!
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Chickens are like crack. Once you start, there is no going back!
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It is still alive.  The chick is in the incubator sleeping right now along with 2 other chicks that hatched a few hours ago.

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thumbsup

http://threecedarsilkies.webs.com/

 

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Raising exhibition silkies in black, white, blue, splash and American Paint

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http://threecedarsilkies.webs.com/

 

NPIP certified

Member APA, ABA, ASBC

Raising exhibition silkies in black, white, blue, splash and American Paint

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