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huge umbilical cord red belly button?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by peafowlmom, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. peafowlmom

    peafowlmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The umbilical cord is attached it is part 1in read then greenish, yellowish 1 1/2 in. Does anyone know why?Big protruding stomach. 1st hatch of 40. for my friend, they are all mixed.Help!!
    He came from the bottom end not the pointed end? Hatch date tomorrow, is this part of problem?
     
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2012
  2. Dirty Dozen

    Dirty Dozen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe the yolk sac that hadn't absorbed?
     
  3. peafowlmom

    peafowlmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will it live? Should it?
     
  4. taoist

    taoist New Egg

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    This seems to be my problem today too!
     
  5. Dirty Dozen

    Dirty Dozen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He SHOULD come from the big end, not the pointy end. If he absorbs it he should live. If not, he'll die. that happens sometimes when people (like me) help them out. Yolk doesn't have time to get absorbed. time will tell...
     

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