blood under zipping egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by love2grinchicke, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. love2grinchicke

    love2grinchicke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one of my eggs pipped, and then was zipping. I have noticed some blood underneath it in the incubator. No chicks have hatched in this incubator, so I know this is from this egg. Is it dead, or should I keep hoping?
     
  2. Mammachix

    Mammachix Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,

    I haven't had this happen myself, but have read about it in others' posts and replies. People say it is because the chick hit a blood vessel in the membrane when it pipped. If it is not a lot of blood, then hopefully it stopped pipping to finish the last stage of development and will hatch out okay. Keep us posted!
     
  3. love2grinchicke

    love2grinchicke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay, it's been a while, almost two days. should I remove the egg now?
     

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