help...dried membranes...will momma help them?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicksnducks, Oct 15, 2007.

  1. chicksnducks

    chicksnducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 16, 2007
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    ok three eggs hatched since fri by themselves. there are two more that have pipped yesterday. they do not seem to be progressing. The membranes look pretty dried out...will momma chick help them???
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    I dont think she will help them. I would give them another day...if you dont see progress, get them from her, and very carefully..help them out...then give them back to her. Keep us updated..and of course....pics????
     
  3. chicksnducks

    chicksnducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    those two didn't make it. I went and checked real close...they were stinky. I followed the directions and helped them but they were dead already....
    thanks for your help!
     
  4. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Oh, no. I'm sorry for that. Why do the membranes dry up? Is it the humidity or do they take too long to come out?
     

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