Broody egg ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Soaring Chicks, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. Soaring Chicks

    Soaring Chicks Soaring Hawks Farm

    Jan 3, 2010
    Henderson,NC
    I have a broody. Her last live egg should hatch anyday now. I just went outside and checked on her. There was a crack/ pep? in it. The ? is when I picked it up and found it there was yoke where the crck/pep is. Is that normal? What should I do? Leave it and see what happens or did she brake it? All comes down to what do I do and if it is normal? Could it be seeping? No smell and felt movement a day ago. In all the pics I'v seen on peps no yoke was seen.
    Thanks
     
  2. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    There shouldnt be any yolk coming out. You should see a little beak in the hole. The chick should have already sucked up all of the yolk. I would leave it just in case....I'm hoping for you! [​IMG]
     
  3. Soaring Chicks

    Soaring Chicks Soaring Hawks Farm

    Jan 3, 2010
    Henderson,NC
    #$%^$# [​IMG] Thats what my gut feeling was. Is there a chance it can still hatch? Thanks for your answer.
     
  4. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Exactly what do you see...do you see a body and beak at all? Is it making little peeps?
     
  5. Soaring Chicks

    Soaring Chicks Soaring Hawks Farm

    Jan 3, 2010
    Henderson,NC
    At the time all I saw was a crack had shavings on it . So I very carefully removed it(shavings) that is when I saw a little yellow yoke. I was like [​IMG] And put the egg back down and ran in here to see what I should do. I can run out there and really look at it and tell then for sure if that will help.
     
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2010
  6. Soaring Chicks

    Soaring Chicks Soaring Hawks Farm

    Jan 3, 2010
    Henderson,NC
    Sorry I heard no peeps the few secs I was holding it.
     
  7. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    It could just be resting...if it pipped then it obviously was fully grown....there may still be a chance!
     
  8. Soaring Chicks

    Soaring Chicks Soaring Hawks Farm

    Jan 3, 2010
    Henderson,NC
    Lord I hope so. I really would like to see my own CM hatch. I'm going to go check. Be back soon !
     
  9. Soaring Chicks

    Soaring Chicks Soaring Hawks Farm

    Jan 3, 2010
    Henderson,NC
    It looks like someone pecked it open. looks to have no body of a ready to hatch egg. should I just open it? Wait I just saw what looked like a feather. A gooy feather. Broody is being really nice. Or so I thought she just pecked me. I also found out I have 1 maybe to more broodys in the coop now. After I buy a bator [​IMG]. Leave it till tonight or Sat.? Please help. I toke pic now I just have to get from my camra to computer. Need to find cable. Hopefully pic coming soon.
     
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2010
  10. Chic Chick

    Chic Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should be able to tell by looking if it's a crack, or if it's been pecked open. If it's been pecked from the outside the hole and the egg shell should be indented into the egg and if it's being pipped by the chick the hole and the egg shell pieces should be protruding out.
    How many other eggs did this broody successfully hatch?
     

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