Sac protruding from freshly hatched chick

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

  1. teenalyon

    teenalyon New Egg

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    What can I do for it?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    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 Home in WY Premium Member

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

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    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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