Hatching problem

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GalShon, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. GalShon

    GalShon Out Of The Brooder

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    Since last night 10 chicks hatched and they are all fine, eating drinking and playing... and I have this egg, it in a very similar state for the last 12 hours,breathing and twitting. But he's stack in a way... is it humidity? What can I do?
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  2. emmaellis111

    emmaellis111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my chicks did this. The lining of the egg dried up into the chick so my husband bravely got a pair of tweezers and just kept breaking some on the shell. Is the chick moving and Breathing ect x
     
  3. Erka97

    Erka97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you still see lots of blood in the membrane? If not, you can free the chick. Otherwise, it will have to wait. You can moisten the membrane with warm water, or I've seen a few people on here use coconut oil.
     
  4. GalShon

    GalShon Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you both very much,
    I have moisten the membrane and raise the humidity in the incubator, that helped with free it.
    it looked like the poor guy is exhausted and he didn't look normal, big fingers and somthing with the neck.
    unfortunately it didn't make it.
     
  5. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    I think you could intervene if there is no blood.
     
  6. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh I just saw your last reply, Im so sorry!
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