worried ... help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by firsttimmer, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. firsttimmer

    firsttimmer Hatching

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    i am hatching eggs we are on the 20th day and we have had two hatch the last two days and one hatched today. but i am worried about it because it has a strand of green looking stuff with whitish yellow balls in it and it aslo had a redish pink strand with the green one ... i am worried i thought it would fall off but i have been watching it for a few hours adn it is still stuck on it.... help pleae
     

  2. mstricer

    mstricer Crowing

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    It sounds like the umbilical cord and the rest of the afterbirth stuff, it should fall off. Good hatching. I'm also on day 20.
    Michele
     
  3. firsttimmer

    firsttimmer Hatching

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    okay thank you, it had me worried
     
  4. dickhorstman

    dickhorstman Songster Premium Member

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    If I am reading your post correct, you had chicks hatching as early as the 18th day. That would indicate too high temperature and could explain the goo.
     

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