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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by erin lynn, Oct 18, 2016.

  1. erin lynn

    erin lynn In the Brooder

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    My eggs are hatching in the incubator today I have one chick hatched but it looks like it is stuck to bottom of the incubator by this goo stuff coming from it's tummy is this normal and what should I do?
     
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  2. TexasLisa

    TexasLisa Crowing

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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    I'm afraid it's not normal for them to stuck to the bottom of the incubator. It's either hatched with its yolk not fully absorbed or it may have a hernia. Sometimes though they can hatch with their umbilical cord and a bit hatch gunk still attached. Could you give a better description of the goo please? Colour etc, a pic would be great too please.
     
  4. erin lynn

    erin lynn In the Brooder

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    It's out of the shell completely but this stuff is hanging down
     
  5. erin lynn

    erin lynn In the Brooder

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    The shell did have some blood in it
     
  6. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    :welcome good luck!
     
  7. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Put some Neo on it. It will fall off eventually..just have to make sure other chicks don't pick on it!
     
  8. Athaid

    Athaid Songster

    Welcome to BYC :) Good luck with your chicks.
     

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