Help my chicks are about to hatch and their eggs just got moved around

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  1. masterhatcher

    masterhatcher Out Of The Brooder

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    My one chicken has been sitting on a batch of eggs for about 21 days now and I started hearing them chirping today. I decided to put some food and water in the coop so the chicks could access it as needed, as I was doing so my other chickens got scared because it was dark and ran into the corner where my one chicken is brooding the eggs and moved causing her to get trampled and scared out of the nest. They moved the eggs around and one got cracked caused a chick to be exposed chirping and i saw a little blood. Will that chick die? And are the others going to be okay if she went back on then right after the whole incident happened? Please help I'm really worried [​IMG]
     
  2. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I am glad you joined us! But I am very sorry to hear about the eggs! [​IMG]I have never hatched, so I can't give you any advice. But there are lots of folks on here who can! I would check this link out for FAQ's on hatching:
    http://www.raising-happy-chickens.com/hatching.html

    And also post in the ER forum, there are lots of educated folks there:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/10/emergencies-diseases-injuries-and-cures

    And if you need to help the chick get out, I would check this link out:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/9316/intervention-helping-your-chicks-hatch

    If you ever have any other questions, don't hesitate to ask! Or you can just hop over to the Learning Center:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    And if you want to chat with other chicken lovers near you, just check this forum out:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    I hope you enjoy BYC, best wishes and best of luck! [​IMG]
     
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  3. masterhatcher

    masterhatcher Out Of The Brooder

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    Alright thanks a lot [​IMG]
     
  4. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic Premium Member

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    More folks are gonna start welcoming you soon, and they'll be able to give you some great advice! I wish I could, I just haven't hatched before. This year is going to be my first [​IMG]
     
  5. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    I've never hatched before either but RodNTN has given you some great links to check out.

    Best wishes for your hatch!
     
  6. masterhatcher

    masterhatcher Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks a lot
     
  7. masterhatcher

    masterhatcher Out Of The Brooder

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    I'll keep you posted on what happens
     
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, masterhatcher, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! RodNTN gave you some great links so I'll just say best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!!
     
  9. masterhatcher

    masterhatcher Out Of The Brooder

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    It's fine. Good luck on your first hatch it's a lot of fun and those last couple of days your gonna be watching then 24/7 [​IMG]
     
  10. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic Premium Member

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    I can't wait!!
     

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