Red lump

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Thecorleys, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. Thecorleys

    Thecorleys New Egg

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    My first chick just hatched in the incubator w a big red lump on its belly. It's really big. It hasn't slowed the chick down. Is this common? And will it go away?
     
  2. Impress

    Impress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That could be one of three things. Unabsorbed yolk that may or may not absorb, internal organs that should have absorbed and didn't, or something else I am not aware of. Can you get a picture for us?
     
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  3. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes pictures would be very helpful
     
  4. Thecorleys

    Thecorleys New Egg

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  5. Thecorleys

    Thecorleys New Egg

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    It appears to have gone down a lil and now they look perfectly normal. This is only our second batch of chicks, still learning!! Thanks for the help.
     
  6. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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