Dead chick??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Feeks89, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. Feeks89

    Feeks89 Out Of The Brooder

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    So this chick pipped this morning and has been trying to get out for the past 6 hours, It hasn't moved for 30 mins, I just thought it was having a rest as it will be shattered but the beak being open is worrying me as I think it looks like it could be dead, is this normal or should I be worried?
    Thanks in advance!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It's not breathing? That's not good. It should be breathing.
     
  3. Feeks89

    Feeks89 Out Of The Brooder

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    Doesn't look like it, the beak is now closed :/
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    If you can, using a mobile device, play videos of chicks cheeping near the bator when you question whether they are taking a break or passed. If they are still going you'll see them react to the recorded chicks.
     

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