Clean the yolk sack?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gatorridgechics, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. gatorridgechics

    gatorridgechics Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my chicks hatched with the yolk sack attached. Should I clean the area? And if so with what?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    You may want to post a picture. Yolk sack should be inside the chicks. Are you sure you are seeing a yellow yolk sac and not a greenish "poop sac" that results post hatching? Often chicks without adsorbed yolk sacs don't make it.
     
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