Dried goo and shell fragment stuck to chick

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by FrontPorchIndiana, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. FrontPorchIndiana

    FrontPorchIndiana Songster

    Mar 8, 2008
    Indiana
    One of the chicks that hatched last night has dried goo and a small piece of shell stuck to it's back. The other chicks are starting to want to peck at it. When I remove them from the bator how should I get that off? Or do I even try?

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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I've only had one chick that ever had shell or membrane stuck to it and when I went to remove them from the incubator it came right off...if yours doesn't come off try a Q-tip and warm water ...
     

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