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Hatching chicks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by laura29532, Jan 21, 2017.

  1. laura29532

    laura29532 Chirping

    Jul 18, 2016
    something weird this morning as my cinnamon queens started hatching..
    Five hatched out great, right on time..# 6 hatched normal, but had a thick sac hanging off his butt, no yolk sac just a clear Jell sac that looked like the shape of the egg. The chick had little pieces stuck on him..I never seen this happen..it took him over 12 hours to hatch completely.he was dragging this jell sac around behind him. I was afraid he would tear it or it would dry and stick to the bottom of the incubator so I snipped it off about an 1/8 inch from his bottom..no bleeding but I dipped his bottom in flour just in case..put him back in the incubator and kept an eye on him..this morning he's doing great, running around peeping..all most fully dried..any ideas what causes this kind of thick he'll sac.?

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