Crushed egg by broody hen?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Cpprpnny19, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. Cpprpnny19

    Cpprpnny19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Technically day 22 for the 4 other eggs out of the 6 that did not hatch yet.
    Was just out doing barn chores and 1 of the eggs has been crushed by the
    hen as she is obviously trying to get the 2 chicks to go out into the other part
    to get to food and water. So sweet to hear her cluck to them! [​IMG]
    Thank goodness I have read so much here as I knew not to open membrane
    if I saw veins........can't tell if chick is alive and she has returned to sitting on the eggs.

    Just a waiting game I guess?



    Lynne [​IMG]
     
  2. Cpprpnny19

    Cpprpnny19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Egg was completely crushed and chick doa when I went back out. [​IMG]

    Took the other 3 to a knowledgeable friend who candled and said
    50/50 give them a try to see if they finish. So, back under the hen they went!

    [​IMG]


    Lynne [​IMG]
     

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