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Help!!! Looks like baby chick is drowning in egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by scootapoot, Mar 3, 2015.

  1. scootapoot

    scootapoot Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I have a blk copper moran egg hatching. I can't tell if I assisted to soon or to late this time :( veins are not fully absorbed, gave him a hole in membrane big enough for his head. He is foaming out of his mouth and seems to be tiring! Ths is my first hatch :( 6 siblings hatched yesterday am. There are 3 left. One just pipped internally this morning. Had to assist another and him because they have been pipped internally for a long time with no external pip. He also has a small underbite? Maybe why he could pip? Is he drowning? What can I do? :(
     
  2. scootapoot

    scootapoot Out Of The Brooder

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    Never mind responding, I lost the chick :(
     
  3. Puddin Fluff

    Puddin Fluff Overrun With Chickens

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    So sorry. [​IMG] Sometimes if they don't make it out on their own, it just wasn't meant to survive.
     
  4. FarmerMac

    FarmerMac Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. scflock

    scflock Overrun With Chickens

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    I never help them any more
     
  6. scootapoot

    scootapoot Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys :) I felt horrible. Afterwords, I opened up the shell, and the yolk sac was fully absorbed. I thought, man! I could have peeled a little more away, and helped her more :( but I know they all can't make it :( out of 9 that made it to lockdown, I have 6 that are doing great! So that made me happy :) my ducks are hatchin today! I have 8 that made it to hatch, and 4 pipped this morning and the others are peepin away! I had a ton of glitches with my incubator, still air :-/ but I THINK I figured the bator out now, so we will see how my next batch goes! :)
     

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