yolk sac hanging out!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kleber, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. kleber

    kleber Out Of The Brooder

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    can a chick survive if the yolk sac did not went inside the belly? i had one shamo hatched today but had the yolk sac hanging out and will not go in. its already dried hard and it is attached by a thin piece of tissue. please any advice on whether i should put it down or let it live? please any help thanks
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    It will fall off on it's own. We had a chick hatch that way last spring, left her in the incubator until it came off. I believe our incubating temp was a little low. She was a day late hatching and yolk wasn't absorbed fully.
     
  3. kleber

    kleber Out Of The Brooder

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    ok thanks for the quick response. the thing is that i had a surrogate chicken sitting on 10 eggs, but she ate one. on day 19, i removed the eggs and put them on my incubator, four chicks hatched yesterday right on time. this specific chick hatched today, one day late. 3 of the nine eggs were clear when i candled them so i disposed of them.
     

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