Bloody egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jstlitlome, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. jstlitlome

    jstlitlome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks have been popping like popcorn over the last 24 hrs. This egg pipped and zipped pretty quickly, but now it's got blood on it and it's not moving that I can see.

    This is my third hatch, and never had anything like this happen.

    Can they bleed out while hatching?

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  2. jstlitlome

    jstlitlome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Huh. Still no movement. Do you think it's dead? How long do I leave it in the Bator with my live chicks and eggs? I still have lots of pipping going on.

    Leslie
     
  3. sabrina11

    sabrina11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had this happen twice. They have both lived and are fine now. But I opened my inqubator up both times and helped them out I don't know if that makes a difference if you help or not
     
  4. sabrina11

    sabrina11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How is it doing?
     
  5. jstlitlome

    jstlitlome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It still hasn't moved. I really think it died. But I suppose I should get it out and see. Let's see, moist towel and tweezers?
     
  6. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep. Open it up. When they're that far along, I don't even bother with tweezers or keeping them moist. It is/was ready to come out, pop the top.

    Good luck :fl
     
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  7. jstlitlome

    jstlitlome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks all!

    I opened it up and sadly it was dead. I believe it bled out. Everything was coagulated gooey and still. So sad, but glad to move on to the chicks that are still hatching in there!

    Day 23!
     

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