Eggs stuck to newly hatched chick

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by a123andpoof, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. a123andpoof

    a123andpoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got 3 new babies, and 1 needed to be removed this morning. Another one has egg stuck all over them, and are tripping over eggs. Can we again open it less than an hour after removing the first cause of bullying. Their is another one beginning to hatch. I know you want to open it as little as possible, but I am not sure if the shells attached to the chick will be a big deal or if they will fall off. Any suggestions or help?
     
  2. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they should fall off. Because you have 1 hatching I would not open the bator!

    Good Luck!
     
  3. a123andpoof

    a123andpoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thanks. Also 1 appears to be dead can I remove that one?
     
  4. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you still have 1 trying to hatch? If you have to get it out, do it quickly and maybe spritz some water in the bator while you have it open to keep the humidity up.
     
  5. a123andpoof

    a123andpoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah. We took her out really quick she wasn't dead, but was barely breathing. I can spritz water through the holes in the top if that would be good.
     
  6. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where do you have her now? How is she doing??????
     
  7. a123andpoof

    a123andpoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put her back in the bator, and she is doing way better. Gave her a little sugar water and she perked right on up. Now I have a silkie attached to the other egg that looked like it was starting to hatch.
     
  8. a123andpoof

    a123andpoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And she got unstuck. It was pretty cute I can't wait till she dries off and gets all that crud off her.
     
  9. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awwww, I am glad they are doing better! [​IMG] Good Luck with the rest of the hatch [​IMG] You need to post some pics!!!!
     
  10. a123andpoof

    a123andpoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. And I most definatly will post pics. Once everyone is nice and dry and in the brooder.
     

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