Beyond wierd, anyone ever see this before?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by EpicBlueAcres, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. EpicBlueAcres

    EpicBlueAcres Songster

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    This chick just hatched overnight & when I went to take him from the incubator to the brooder I noticed all these tiny grey black spots on his feather/fluff shafts. They are not in his face or underbelly. His mother was a blue orpingtons & father a white true Amerucanas.
    Anyone see this before or know what it is? He is big (so was his egg, mother is 3-4 yrs old) and hatch all on his own, no problems.
     
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    What I see in the pic is white specs. I'm guessing that if that is what you're seeing, it may be some dried albumen. As long as this chick is acting natural, I wouldn't worry about it.
     

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