Egg pipping bloody

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mamak123, May 29, 2016.

  1. mamak123

    mamak123 New Egg

    May 29, 2016
    We came home yesterday to find eggs starting to pip :) One of them had blood that had dripped out of the hole and fethers or ??? protruding from the hole. Any idea of what went wrong? The rest are hatching without issues. I have little hope that we will get a viable chick from this egg.
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    [​IMG] If there is blood the chances are the chick pipped through a prominent vein in the membrane. Sometimes it happens. Depending on how much it bled the chick may or may not hatch alright.

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