very first chick hatched...but his cord is still attached....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tmgilly, Jun 29, 2007.

  1. tmgilly

    tmgilly New Egg

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    Help, he is trying to unattach himself....is this normal? I can't find info on this..Please respond.
    Thanks!
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Leave him be....it will be ok. It is PROBABLY part of the egg yolk sack. It will either drie up and fall off...or it will be absorbed. Either way...leave it be...trying to pull it off may hurt the baby causeing it to bleed.
     

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