Bloody half hatched chick

cmwhite23

In the Brooder
8 Years
Jul 19, 2011
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One of my hatching babies is half way out of his egg and I noticed some blood coming from inside the egg. Idk what to because this is my first hatch. The little guys been taking all day to come out. Any suggestions?
 

nurse_turtle

Songster
8 Years
May 28, 2011
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Foothills of NC
Leave him be for a while. The blood has to have time to clot. It is not uncommon for a chick to break a vessel and bleed to death. Nature can be cruel.
 

cmwhite23

In the Brooder
8 Years
Jul 19, 2011
28
0
32
Well he pushed his way out and everything seems to be ok! Thank god!!!
 
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