Help. My daughter cracked an egg from incubator

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cadesus78, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. cadesus78

    cadesus78 New Egg

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    The egg is open chick breathing but membrane at 8 hours is still very vascular and she isn't trying to get out
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. What day of incubation is the egg at? I would cover it with a moist paper towel to cut down on excessive drying of the membranes.
     
  3. cadesus78

    cadesus78 New Egg

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    Day 22 and it is out and alive but isn't up
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Has the yolk been completely absorbed?
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Sorry, I can't help on the incubation issue, but i can welcome you to BYC [​IMG]I hope that all goes well.

    Cheers
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  6. cadesus78

    cadesus78 New Egg

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    As best I can tell. It still has a small cord of something attached to egg is laying and chirping and kicking. So far ok but I will check again after some sleep. It is the roughest on my kiddo she is 6 and devastated it was an accident
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    accidents happen. Sounds like the chick will be okay. As others hatch you may want to keep it away from them so they don't detach it from the yolk sac. The chick is still absorbing it.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. cadesus78

    cadesus78 New Egg

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    So it is alive but can't walk just flops around. Seems like on leg isn't working not sure I am sick it is hurt
     
  10. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Good luck with your chick. I hope it's up and about by now.
     

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