I am confused -- help?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Wren96392, May 29, 2017.

  1. Wren96392

    Wren96392 In the Brooder

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    what do I do if a chick hatches.. but has blood and yolk connected to it that isn't absorbed? will it be okay?
     
  2. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    There's nothing you can do- it just happens sometimes. Leave the chick be. Sometimes they're fine even if they haven't absorbed the whole yolk. I hope your chick will be okay :)

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  3. Wren96392

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    (calling this chick a she for now) She is in a separate box inside the incubator so she doesn't get run over and seems to be okay as of right now -- breathing fine and no deformities -- but not moving as much as the others and she sac isn't attached to her anymore but her butt is a bit bloody, and she isn't cheeping. Anything else I can do to help her out? Or just keep an eye on her?
     
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    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    My advice is just keep a close eye on her. She's probably quite tired so that might be why she's not doing much. If she's a perfectly healthy chick, then she should start to fluff up. When she does, it'll be a good sign :)

    -Jet
     

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