Chick hatched...now what!?!?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chicken Happy, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. Chicken Happy

    Chicken Happy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Been having a horrible time with this batch. One chick just hatched, but there was blood in the shell and he/she is just flopped over and not getting-up. Ummm?
     
  2. TOP KNOT

    TOP KNOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check to see if the navel is closed. If its not...it won't make it. I had one this way and had to cull it. [​IMG]
     
  3. Chicken Happy

    Chicken Happy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Navel seems closed. No new blood. Moving about now.
     
  4. TOP KNOT

    TOP KNOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh good! [​IMG]
     
  5. Chicken Happy

    Chicken Happy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to be a wreck for work tomorrow. Will be up more than sleeping checking on the little black silkie and the other 2 who should be hatching anytime. [​IMG]
     
  6. TOP KNOT

    TOP KNOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know the feeling!!!!!
     
  7. Kyzmette

    Kyzmette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatching is an exhausting process for the chicks. They may just be gathering energy.
     

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