chGoo coming from pip hole...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hurricanearran, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. hurricanearran

    hurricanearran Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a couple dozen eggs in the bator which started to pip last night. Four hatched so far!!! The rest are pipping and zipping.

    One of the pips made a second hole in her shell and there is yellowish goo pushing out of the hole? Any thoughts?
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Can you see movement? Does the chick look like it has clear access to air?

    There willl be goo leakage when they come out---you just want to make sure the chick is positioned well enough it can breathe, rather than drowning in the goo.
     
  3. hurricanearran

    hurricanearran Out Of The Brooder

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    The original pip is still open and clear. The second pip is about a 1/4 of the way around the shell where the goo is pushing out. As far as I can tell, it looks like the waste sac that the other hatched chicks have left behind. I don't see any movement but it's hard to tell because of the other 4 hatched chicks running around shacking the shack!
     

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