Chick hatched with yolk still attached

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nickie616, Mar 6, 2016.

  1. Nickie616

    Nickie616 Out Of The Brooder

    May 23, 2013
    We just hatched a batch of barnyard mixes and this little one still has it's yolk attached to it. We have only hatched once before and I have never seen this. Is this chick going to be ok?

  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    It looks more like cord and membrane goo than yolk to me. How is it doing now? As long as it doesn't bleed and there are no other chicks in there to peck it, I'd let it go and see if it detaches itself if it hasn't alredy. You can cut it by the "navel" but don't ever pull it.

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