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  1. newchickmama91

    newchickmama91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi I thought my chick was dead opened it up and it's wiggling!! Quickly put it in a damp cloth and back in inc. will it survive? This is my first hatch and I'm a nervous wreck [​IMG]
     
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    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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  3. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    Cut the shell I presume? Is it bleeding? How is the veining? Has the yoke absorbed?
     
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  4. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    Picture?
     
  5. newchickmama91

    newchickmama91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bleeding abit got small red veins!! This is all new to me!! Yeah I cut the shell because all the others have died due to being shipped eggs so I wanted to see what happened then it moved!!
     
  6. newchickmama91

    newchickmama91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. daxigait

    daxigait Overrun With Chickens

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    Moisten it put it back, and get your humidity up. You don't want to do anything else if the veins are not gone it is not ready.
    There is a section on assisted hatching which you essentially started on the first page of Sally's Incubating thread. If you go there you can read about what you started unintentionally. Hopefully Banti stops in soon.
     
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  8. DwayneNLiz

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    so glad you didnt toss it!

    keep the membrane moist, you can use vitamin d ointment, or coconut oil, bacitracin
    it needs some more time for the veins to recede
     
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    Thanks for coming over Liz!
     
  10. DwayneNLiz

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    here is the link Daxi told you about

    Step by Step Guide to ASSISTED Hatching - Click HERE

    give it some time to rest, get humidity up to about 65%, keep temp at about 95*
    now that it is open i would say wait a few hours, see if you can find the beak and start there by SLOWLY peeling the membrane, if you see blood STOP!
    you can dab with a q tip dipped in corn starch
     
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