what do i do about a prolapsed egg sac???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by aubreynoramarie, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    when he hatched it was completely absorbed but i think maybe mama stepped on him funny and it popped out. (thnx genny).

    what do i do? will he absorb it again? I took him away and wiped him down because he was all gunky...

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  2. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    anyone?
     
  3. MuckyPuppy

    MuckyPuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm on my first batch of eggs and I personally don't know what to do but that looks pretty bad. I hope someone with more knowledge comes around soon for the chick's sake. [​IMG]
     
  4. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Oh Aubs I am so sorry. The only one I have had that looked like that, did not make it.


    I do not think that is a sac, but is the little one's insides.



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  5. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    noo! its definitely the sac, in real life it is VERY yellow, this picture makes it look red. poor guys. hes running around all happy and stuff in the bator. stupid jerk getting me all attatched better not die [​IMG]
     
  6. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    Baby is still alive so far. He's still sort of gunky but mama seems to be keeping him warm and safe. I have not seen him recently but I can hear faint peeping coming from the crate
     
  7. chicken delighted

    chicken delighted Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think it is his insides also but i sure hope i am wrong
    [​IMG] keep us updated on how this little one is doing
    GOOD LUCK!!!!!!
     
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  8. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    What if it WAS a yolksac, then what?
     
  9. peej

    peej Out Of The Brooder

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    I had one look a lot like that and when he rubbed on the bottom of the incubator it kind of "popped" and some gunk came out of it. He is doing fine now and is 2 days old! He will most likely live, that is what it looks like as of right now! I hope yours is doing okay too!
     
  10. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it IS a yolksac, he'll most likely re-absorb it in a day or so. But that photo does look like it's his insides. I think I can see bits of intestines in there. I really hope he's okay. Please post updates on him.
     

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