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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mstricer, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Can a baby chick poo in the egg, like a baby does? I have one hatching and a piece of egg shell (tiny) looks yucky. Can that happen?
     
  2. neferset

    neferset Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. There is usually a little milky yellow-white goo at the bottom of the egg shell when they hatch for me. That's chickie poo, I believe.
     
  3. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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  4. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

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    When they first hatch they will have a glob of rather nasty looking greenish stuff attached by a string. It will usually fall off shortly. This may be what you were seeing.
     
  5. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    ewe can it hurt them? And why is it taking so long? The first one pip yesterday around four and the second one some time after that. And the one
     

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