Cord and hatch "junk"

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jewels1935, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. Jewels1935

    Jewels1935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 5 and final egg hatched..the chick was born with the cord and hatch junk attached to the white membrane. It's out of the shell, looks like the vent is getting smaller and the cord is drying. Because of this, I've been keeping the chick againist my skin, under my shirt [​IMG] I didn't want the other chicks or mama to pull it off. It's chirping, moving around more. Hubs got me a bator, don't know what kind, but should I put him in there? He's warm and happy in my shirt right now.
     
  2. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would suggest putting the chick in the incubator. Also, you said that you don't know what type of incubator you have. What does it look like? I could help you determine.
     
  3. Jewels1935

    Jewels1935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:He's on his way home from work with the bator. A friend of his had 5 he was giving away, so my hubby said I'd like them. When he gets home, I'll try to get a photo. My cam batteries are toast. It's not even working plugged into the wall. He's almost dry now.

    I don't think the bator comes with any paperwork...he said they were square..all he told me [​IMG] lol heck, they may not even work!

    Do I need to cut and tie the cord off? It's still on the white membrane. His vent is getting smaller at least.
     
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2011
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Probably an LG.
     
  5. Jewels1935

    Jewels1935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:meaning he got me a lemon gift( LG) Like a lemon car..lol I heard those don't work well? Ugh...
     
  6. Impress

    Impress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They take patience, tweaking, and duct tape. But I've had successful hatches in them before, don't look a gift incubator in the Styrofoam!
     

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