chick zipping, blood on membrane

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by key west chick, Nov 28, 2008.

  1. key west chick

    key west chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    I have a chickie that started to pip this morning. Its made a large hole and has zipped some of the membrane, but theres some blood around it. Its peeping lots. My humidity is pretty steady at 69%. I haven't opened the bator. Is there anything I should do? Why did it bleed?
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    They all bleed a little b/c they break the remainder of the veins that are in the membrane. As long as it's not losing a lot of blood, or dripping blood, and is still lively, just let it be. He'll be fine. Good luck!
     
  3. key west chick

    key west chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    It sounds very lively, peeping up a storm. My little Giblet born this morning is all ready eating and drinking and waiting on her friends. There is just a little blood, just around the edge.
     

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