Please Help. Is this A Unabsorbed Yolk Sac or Umbilical Hernia? Picture Included

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Wjeffgriggs, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Wjeffgriggs

    Wjeffgriggs Out Of The Brooder

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    this guy was hatched at 7:30AM this morning. Dont know if this is a unabsorbed yolk sack or something more serious. Little guy seems to be fine other wise. I should add that it pipped at 5AM and was hatched by 7:30AM which seems really fast but that is just my thought. True day 21 would have been at 12PM today.
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  2. ambrosia

    ambrosia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks like the yolk sac. In my opinion, anyway. I had one like that, and within a day it wasn't noticeable anymore... good luck with your babies [​IMG]
     
  3. Wjeffgriggs

    Wjeffgriggs Out Of The Brooder

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    can I take it out of the incubator and put it with her sister in the brooder that hatched at the same time . Seems to really want out and they are peeping back and forth to each other
     
  4. Wjeffgriggs

    Wjeffgriggs Out Of The Brooder

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    I had it in a little tupperware thing in the incubator so it would not drag it on the metal mesh in the LG. 15 minutes latter it leaked yellow slimy stuff out that looked just like yolk. the little guy started drinking it so I took it out to get some water and it started to drink water like crazy. Must have been very thirsty. it is hanging out in the brooder with its sibling that was also born today and seems to be doing very well. scratching eating and drinking.
     
  5. harleyjo

    harleyjo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should probably just keep them in the incubator right now. They absorb that yolk sac and need it.
     
  6. slvrphoenix

    slvrphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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