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Help! chick is fine -didn't absorb yolk.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JDchicks, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. JDchicks

    JDchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a silke that hatched early this morning. She is pretty freshly hatched. She is still wet. She seems to be okay, but there is a perfectly shaped yolk still in her egg.

    What now?
     
  2. JDchicks

    JDchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Additionally, she is not attached to the yolk or shell. And there is nothing hanging out her navel.
     
  3. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow - that seems really strange. How is she doing?
     
  4. JDchicks

    JDchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Talked with a couple of other via pm. It was a second yolk in the shell.
     
  5. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That makes sense! I'm glad she's doing ok and the mystery is solved. :)
     

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