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Help with a egg not yet hatched

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Karen27, Nov 28, 2015.

  1. Karen27

    Karen27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I have an egg in my incubator that is almost 2 days overdue . There is no pip yet ,but I quickly candled the egg and heard chirping.Do I leave it or help it and if I help it what should I do ?

    Thanks,
    Karen
     
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    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Is it the only egg in the incubator?
     
  4. Karen27

    Karen27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, it was the only one left it did hatch but struggled now his belly is very swollen there was a little blob of what looked like the yolk sac still there so I just did the burrito wrap and put some antibiotic ointment on and have been giving some probiotic/electrolyte water . it seems to have either gone in or just slightly dried up . The little guy is very alert its an German Beilefelder so its auto sex so I am hopeful tomorrow he will be better. Any suggestions for this type of problem would be appreciated.

    Thanks,
    Karen
     

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