Do beaks bleed at first sometimes when they first come out of the egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chikkken, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. chikkken

    chikkken Out Of The Brooder

    This little guy hatched around 10 am today and his beak was bleeding from the top inside and out, it has not bled since but was just curious to this being the norm?
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  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    No, usually when I see blood it's because a small blood vessel in the inner membrane got damaged when the chick pipped or if I accidentally damage one during an assist. Is the blood from the egg or did the little guy cut himself on the shell or something?
     
  3. chikkken

    chikkken Out Of The Brooder

    He must of cut his upper beak on the shell, he did not make it over night.
     
  4. sumi

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    I'm so sorry.
     

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