Yolk not fully absorbed

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sperkins, Dec 4, 2016.

  1. Sperkins

    Sperkins New Egg

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    The first of 5 chicks just hatched at 11:15pm.The yolk sac doesn't look like it's been fully absorbed. Will she be ok?[​IMG]
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    That's just leftover goop from hatching, not unabsorbed yolk... it will detach and be fine...
     
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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! I too agree that's it's just hatch gunk and your chick should be fine. It will dry up and fall off naturally. Please don't be tempted to pull at it as this could cause problems with your chicks navel.

    Congratulations on your new chick and good luck with the rest of your hatch :D
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hello, it's nice to have you here! Hope the new little ones are all doing well.
     
  7. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    Welcome to BYC! I am glad you joined us, best wishes!
     
  8. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to the wonderful world of Backyard Chickens! I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow
     
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Sperkins [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received some great advice I just wanted to say congratulations on the hatch and that I hope you enjoy BYC; not only is it overflowing with lots of useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures about chickens, turkeys, duck, quail, Peas and pretty much any other feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  10. Sperkins

    Sperkins New Egg

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    Thank you, it ended up just being leftover yolk, started to look like scrambled eggs before it dried up and fell off. Thankfully she doing great and is a feisty little thing!!
     

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