Any hope of egg with tiny piece of shell missing hatching?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by zoo2u, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. zoo2u

    zoo2u In the Brooder

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    Just interested if anyone has had this happen. After one of my chicks hatched, her shell got stuck to another egg. When i went to toss her shell i realized it was stuck to the other egg in the incubator. tried so gently to get it off and tiny piece of shell came with it. the membrane is still bright white, completely intact, no smells or oozing. Will this one have a chance?
     
  2. nicoletm24

    nicoletm24 Songster

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    i say, as long as the membrane is still complete then you should be good to go [​IMG]
     
  3. 92caddy

    92caddy Egg Lover

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    I would put a piece of tape over the hole so that it dont dry out.
     
  4. nicoletm24

    nicoletm24 Songster

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    tape sounds good.
    i've heard and seen video of ones that hatch completly ONLY with membrane, no egg...as a school project. and they were completly fine. so, i think if its just a tiny spot, the little guy/gal has the best of chance [​IMG]
     
  5. zoo2u

    zoo2u In the Brooder

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    She hatched about 4-5 days later and is great!
     

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