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Quitters Graphic Pics

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    Quitters - Chicks that never hatched
    A Photo Documentary by Cassandra Tiensivu
    November 7th, 2008







    WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES







    An embryo that quit around Day 6 or 7.

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    PHOTO © CASSANDRA TIENSIVU 2008



    Quitters that were opened after all other eggs hatched.

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    PHOTO © CASSANDRA TIENSIVU 2008



    This one was just a small blob of feathers with a lot of runny yolk still.
    I can't see any features on it at all other than the feathers. Obviously deformed.

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    PHOTO © CASSANDRA TIENSIVU 2008



    This one was tucked inside it's sack completely still, but had a bunch of
    dark green goop slide out with it. I believe that it died due to a bacterial infection.

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    PHOTO © CASSANDRA TIENSIVU 2008




    This one looked like it had almost finished developing, but looks as though it had a
    deformed neck. It's eyes had gotten milky, telling me it had been dead for a little while.

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    PHOTO © CASSANDRA TIENSIVU 2008




    This one looks like it quit here either today or yesterday. Was fully formed and cute,
    and I'm sorry it didn't make it. No obvious signs why, but it's yolk was still bulging
    out of the rear so it didn't finish absorbing it. However, seeing that one lets me know that
    my live chick will be OK. I know what it is I am seeing on the chick's rear now.

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    PHOTO © CASSANDRA TIENSIVU 2008




    This was the last little fellow. The egg was still all morning and I candled
    and saw no movement. When I cracked it open, it was obvious why this one died.
    The membrane was THICK. Super thick. I even had a hard time getting it open. I don't
    know if there was anything physically wrong with this chick, but it didn't appear so.
    I did notice the huge feet though.

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    PHOTO © CASSANDRA TIENSIVU 2008

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