Eggs hatching from wrong end

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sarabeth, Sep 24, 2008.

  1. sarabeth

    sarabeth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone ever had a egg hatch from the wrong end? I know there suppose to hatch from the bigger end not the smaller end. Well looked in the incu. a bit ago and there it is hatching from the wrong end. Not sure what to do. Should I help it out or leave it alone? [​IMG]
     
  2. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
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    I wouldnt open the incubator, let it hatch.
     
  3. spookykim

    spookykim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a chick start to hatch from the wrong end and it ended up not making it [​IMG] . I hope others have better luck then I did
     
  4. sarabeth

    sarabeth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :hitIt hatched but it is not doing so well. The stomach is hanging out (or I guess that is its stomach) Looks like the egg yolk. I knew I wouldnt get a good hatch this time do to we lost power for 3 days. But i candled and seen some moving so i couldnt bear to throw them out. [​IMG] wish me luck on getting some good chicks out of 41 eggs.
     
  5. sarabeth

    sarabeth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I have 1 baby that is doing very well!!!It is also very loud. LOL!! 2 r piping [​IMG]
     
  6. erin0415

    erin0415 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!! Hope you have many more!!![​IMG]
     
  7. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Sounds like it didn't finish absorbing the yolk. Leave it in the incubator and try to keep the yolk from getting hit by the other chicks or drying out. If it breaks before absorbing and the chick starts to bleed you'll have to try to tie or seal it off or the chick will bleed to death.
     
  8. sarabeth

    sarabeth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I now have 7 babies!!!!!
     
  9. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
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    YEAH!!!! [​IMG]:jumpy
    I hope to have some when I get home......
     
  10. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    how did the one that hatched from the wrong end turn out?

    And where are our pics of your new fluffy butts? [​IMG]

    ~Rebecca
     

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