egg pushed out of nest

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tuesdays chicks, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    I was just thinking about my hatch and momma not liking the black chicks, and realized that the egg that got pushed out of nest on day 20 was a black chick that i put in incubator when I found it pushed out, that chick hatched but its intestine looked like they were on the outside, and I remember seeing post that maybe you can push it back in, needless to say I couldn't do anything like that and the chick died. do you suppose the momma knew that egg wasn't developing correctly and tossed it aside to keep her other eggs warm, I didn't think it was going to hatch at all and was surprised when I saw the pip and zip and it tumbled out all yucky, but the chicks she is rejecting are all the same as that chick, can it be related?
  2. PortugalBreeder

    PortugalBreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    Yes they are "smart"! ...instincts.[​IMG]

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