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yolk has chic all dried out please help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kingnate1972, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. kingnate1972

    kingnate1972 Hatching

    Mar 2, 2009
    I've got a chic that's got yolk all over it and it does'nt look to comfortable can someone please give any suggestions, thanks

  2. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    gently wipe him off with a warm rag or a warmed baby wipe. In a warm room. Make sure once you have wiped everything off to keep him wrapped up and kept warm till he dries.
  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    are you sure it's yolk? they are supposed to absorb the yolk into their tummies did the yolk sack pop? If so the chick probably wont make it. Or if you're just meaning egg slime from hatching that's fine the chick will eventually poof out all on it's own even if you don't wipe it off. If it's dry and looks wet just put it in the brooder least that's what I do. By the next day they are poofballs. [​IMG]
  4. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I never even though about that. Yeah it shouldnt be covered in yolk. The yold is asorbed into their bellies. It may just be from hatch usally they poof out in about 24+ hours.

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