Bloody half hatched chick

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cmwhite23, Jan 7, 2012.

  1. cmwhite23

    cmwhite23 Out Of The Brooder

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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?
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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.
     
  3. cmwhite23

    cmwhite23 Out Of The Brooder

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    Poor little guy:( I feel horrible for him
     
  4. cmwhite23

    cmwhite23 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well he pushed his way out and everything seems to be ok! Thank god!!!
     
  5. ChickensAreSweet

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