What is this

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lynnebel, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. lynnebel

    lynnebel New Egg

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    Will this baby die or new to be put down?
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    It looks like it could be umbilical that's still attached to the chick. Is it attached to its navel? For now I would leave it in the incubator to dry off and fluff up and re asses it then. If its umbilical it should dry up and fall off of its own accord. Please don't pull anything as this could cause it's abdomen to come out.

    Good luck with your chick and keep us posted :fl
     
  3. lynnebel

    lynnebel New Egg

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    Thanks hoping so, they hatched a day earlier than expected but it seems to be doing fine and another just hatched and there was a entire long string of that stuff that came off and stayed with egg. So I think maybe some of that stuff just got stuck to it. Thanks again. Fingers are stil crossed.
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Have your temps been ok during incubation?

    If it was a little high this can use early hatch and for them to not seperate from their umbilical.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sending good hatching vibes your way [​IMG]
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

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  7. lynnebel

    lynnebel New Egg

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    Happy to report the chic is just fine.
     
  8. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    That's wonderful news, I'm so pleased for you :clap
     

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