Unabsorbed yolk?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shannag, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. shannag

    shannag Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey y'all. One of my chicks hatched this morning. It was a wrong end pip so after 24 hours of no improvement I zipped for it. I then put it back in wrapped in a paper towel and let it kick out when it saw fit. It sat for another few hours and finally kicked out.
    Well, there's what looks to be a lot of yolk in the egg. Isn't the yolk in a sac? The chick seems weaker than the others but I didn't think the yolk was just loose in the egg like this.
     
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    shannag Out Of The Brooder

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    And sorry for the bad picture, it's in my incubator and I have others still hatching so I didn't want to open the lid.
     

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