my chick is attached to the yoke!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by baileysbackyardbarn, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. baileysbackyardbarn

    baileysbackyardbarn Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 16, 2011
    not sure what to do if she will be ok? do you have to cut it like an umbilical cord or let it fall off on its own?
  2. texaschickmom

    texaschickmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 4, 2009
    Lindale, TX
    I'm pretty new at this, but I don't think you should cut it. It should dry up on its own. Good luck!
  3. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

    Just keep an eye on it. The other chicks may peck at the exposed piece. I had one just last week and it eventually dried up and the chick is fine now. Good luck!

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