Blood all over the eggs!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Impress, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. Impress

    Impress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My locked down eggs are due today, three hatched in the night, but one hatched with it's belly exposed and some organs hanging out. So I am culling sadly, but I am worried about the other eggs. I have 29 eggs in there in various stages of hatching and they are COVERED in blood and yuck from this chick. This is a first for me, I need to know what I should do. Leave them alone? Will the blood make the eggs harder to hatch out of? Try to clean them super fast with a wet rag?
     
  2. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say leave them be. The blood isnt thick enough or heavy enough to make a problem hatching. Hatching problems like that happen sadly [​IMG], Good luck with the remaining [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Impress

    Impress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I can't promise I won't fret all day, but I will leave them be and hope! The worst part is, this hatch had a chance of having some frizzled Turkens hatch and of course that chick was a beautiful little naked neck. [​IMG]
     
  4. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe some of the others will be frizzles.. I fret all day about them when I have something out of the ordinary so I understand.. Just keep busy and take deep breaths!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Impress

    Impress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope so! Man I am so worried, you just expect to wake up and open the lid of the hatcher to see cute babies hopping around, not the chick version of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre!

    i am horrified by the amount of blood one tiny chick can lose and still be peeping and walking around. [​IMG]
     
  6. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know, they are so strong and just have a tremendous will to live.
     
  7. Impress

    Impress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good news, we have a Turken! And it is taking after its Grandfather, it is BLUE! Now we wait a couple of weeks and see if it completely takes after Grandaddy and Frizzles!


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  8. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY congrats-- [​IMG] Good job!!!!
     

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