help may be needed quickly

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by old geezer, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. old geezer

    old geezer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 2, 2010
    cambridge , ny
    21 days is up---checked broody and 12 eggs at 9:00 this morn.---nada--- @ 10:00 i found 2 eggs with tiny chips , but membrane still intact--heard tiny peeps from 1 egg --picked the 2 chipped eggs up and listened---all quiet ---checked at 1:15 this aft. no change- , although broody was outside broody coop doing egg song like she was calling chicks to come out ???--should i intervene and try and open the 2 up a little --or just let nature take it's course---- buffy my broody hen is back sitting on eggs right now------i have never been there when chicks were hatching--always woke up in morning to a new family of chicks running arround
  2. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 17, 2009
    My Coop
    With the broody outside, the chicks could become vapor locked. I use to intervene, but now I just mother nature take it's course.

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