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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CBM7, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. CBM7

    CBM7 Hatching

    Jul 29, 2013
    I have two chicks I've just hatched in an incubator they hatched on their own but have this white bloody mass hanging out of them? Help!?
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

    Jul 24, 2013
    Do they both have this "white bloody mass"? It sounds to me like they either haven't completely absorbed the yolk sack, or have a problem with their intestines being out of their body. In the case of the yolk sack, leave them in the incubator and it should reabsorb within 24 hours. But if the intestines are out of the body, it might be best to cull them. A photo would give me a better idea of what you're talking about.
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Can you post a pic of it? It is normal to sometimes find whitish egg "gunk" in the shell or still attached to a newly hatched chick. I suspect that is what you are seeing, but I pic would help.

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