HELP! FAST! pip, then green goo leaking out? what does this mean?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Queen Singalong, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. Queen Singalong

    Queen Singalong Hatching

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    ok, we have 6 eggs in the incubator, one pipped 36 hours ago, hatched 9 hours ago, a few more pipped in the last 4 hours.
    then about 2 hours ago we checked the incubator and one of the recent pips was surrounded by an olive drab colored green liquid. i'm assuming this is bad. how bad? it's day 22, one hatched out of 6 (i meant to leave it in the incubator for 24 hours but then i saw the green goo and moved it out to the brooder right away).now i have two more pips, but one has the green liquid around it. should i move the other eggs? are they all a lost cause? what should i do? and what is this green stuff? pictured attached.
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  2. darkbluespace

    darkbluespace Songster

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    Remove the oozing egg.. carefully, because it could burst... it is full of bacteria. I would take it out before it can do damage to your other eggs!
     
  3. Queen Singalong

    Queen Singalong Hatching

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  4. Queen Singalong

    Queen Singalong Hatching

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    i dont know where my words went. but on your advice i removed the egg... umm that was really green. and i checked inside and there was a super disturbing dead baby chick. gahhh.
     
  5. darkbluespace

    darkbluespace Songster

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    Good luck with the rest of your hatch!!
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    I hope it's coincidence the goo is the same color as your thumbnail [​IMG]
     
  7. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

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    Oh, wow. I have NEVER seen anything like that!
     

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