1st time hatcher...one hatched no others...one more pipped but doesnt look good

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by palms861, May 26, 2016.

  1. palms861

    palms861 New Egg

    May 26, 2016
    so I have 16 eggs, 1 hatched on day 20...nothing else since then. Noticed last night that another had pipped but it didn't look like other that hatched...now it looks bloody and there was no mvmt, chirping or anymore pipping/cracking from egg and it has been over 24 hours. I saw a post before creating an account that said to peel away some of egg to see if it was still moist and breathing. I chipped away some shell and can def tell there is a chick but there is no mvmt or anything. is it dead? should I assist? what to do 1st time and not sure
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    [​IMG] If there is no movement, chances are it has died. The blood would be a sign it probably pipped into a prominent vein. [​IMG] You can treat it as an assist to make sure.
  3. two j farm

    two j farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2016
    My Coop
    I would assist but it sounds like its dead[​IMG]

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