Help not sure what to do .

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 1country, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. 1country

    1country Out Of The Brooder

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    I had put two eggs under my hen and 1 hatched on time but one didn't and it's on day 27 as of today . I broke open the egg on the 25th day to see if anything was growing and it was moving in its sack . I didn't tear the sack in side the egg so I put medical tape over the small hole and put it back under the hen . need help on what to do . should I leave it under her or open it my self . Im new to hatching eggs and any help would be appreciated very much .
     
  2. guard278th

    guard278th Out Of The Brooder

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    Open it on up
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Do you know if the chick is alive? I would pick the shell off around the same line that the chick would normally zip and moisten the membrane. Depending on how the chick is I would either help it hatch or put it in a moist towel and put it back in the hatcher. One egg I was going to toss on day 23 and when I picked it up I heard peeping. It had pipped the bottom side of the egg. I chipped some of the shell away and moistened the membrane and put it back into the hatcher and it hatched. Good luck and keep the faith... [​IMG]
     
  4. 1country

    1country Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes it's alive . today I was looking at the sack and its coming loose from the egg shell . I think i'm going to open it up to night !
     
  5. Jewels1935

    Jewels1935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't wait to see pics!
     

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