Sac protruding from freshly hatched chick

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by teenalyon, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. teenalyon

    teenalyon New Egg

    Mar 29, 2017
    What can I do for it?
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! Your chick looks to have unabsorbed yolk still there. In a situation like this you should put the chick upright in a cup or something similar, with it's bottom preferably in the shell still, wrapped in a damp cloth to help keep the sac moist and leave it in the incubator with the humidity high until it's finished absorbing the yolk. With time it should finish absorbing the yolk.

    Good luck with your chick :fl
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  4. N F C

    N F C More coffee please! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Yorkshire coop has given you some good advice. Hope it helps!
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Yorkshire coop has given you excellent advice.
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under teenalyon [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope your little one is OK.

    I also hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]

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