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Hatchling with big bubble butt--photo included

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by moonflowerfarms, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. moonflowerfarms

    moonflowerfarms Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 15, 2012
    Golden, CO
    Hi all, I searched the forum, but couldn't find what I was looking for. I have a chick who hatched from my incubator and has a big red bubble near the yolk stump. It hatched on its own. Is it intestines? What should I do? Thanks!

  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2011
    Its unabsorbed yolk, and hopefully its finished absorbing it by now :)

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