i need help with a couple questions for a chick that hated a couple ag

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  1. kenny7673

    kenny7673 Out Of The Brooder

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    i need help with a couple questions for a chick that hated a couple ago. its been out of it shell for a couple hours now. theres something and i dont know whjat hanging from its behind. its not up walking arond yet neither i dont know if this is normal or not?
     
  2. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    It sounds like the umbilical cord. How big is it? Is it just a string, or is it thicker like a pencil?
    What color is it? Bloody? Yellow?
    Newly hatched chicks can be tired, they have been thru alot. Give him some time.
     
  3. kenny7673

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    its kinda long and yellow with a bloody looking ball on the end
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Can you post a picture? It may be some unabsorbed yolk.
     
  5. kenny7673

    kenny7673 Out Of The Brooder

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    i would but i dont know how to unless i can do it from my phone
     

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