Chick with not fully absorbed yolk sack?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dipence71, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. dipence71

    dipence71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted this in incubating by mistake so here goes:
    sack is still attached chick hatched yesterday. It absorbed quit a bit but still has some hanging on. runs around the brooder like nothing is wrong except it has not figured out how to spread its toes out and walks kinda funny. but it doesnt slow it down.
    Will this resolve itself or do I need to do something about it? Chick doesnt seem to be in pain or anything. Just has the nasty looking thing hanging on.
     
  2. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It will eventually dry and fall off. If it isn't bothering the little one and the others aren't picking at it, I wouldn't worry at it.
     
  3. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    ditto;)
     

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