Bloody Pip - HELP!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Crazed Chicken Lass, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. Crazed Chicken Lass

    Crazed Chicken Lass Out Of The Brooder

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    I noticed some blood in the water reservoir this morning. There is a pip on the egg near the reservoir, but it's all bloody. I think that is not a good sign. What should I do? Should I pull the egg? Is the chick inside likely dead? Will it contaminate the others? I have a baby chick walking around in there, born just last night.
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Quote:The pipped chick might have just hit a vein when it pipped the egg, leave it alone to hatch on its own. Patience.
     

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