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Incubation problem, strange chick

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kung Foo Chicken, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. Well I did it, I'm not going to complain about the LG because it was my fault. We had been having a semi ok winter and two nights it got really cold. My basement usually stays pretty stable but, I went down and the bator was 75 degrees as it was about 18 outside. I'm guessing it was like that for our two day cold snap.

    It just couldn't keep up with that much fluctuation. Anyway out of the 5 I had two hatch a Rhode Island Red which seemed normal and an "unknown chick" that has a little yolk hanging off but, it has bizarre legs like a plover chick all long and gangely. If the yolk is hanging out is it best to let it just stay like that? I'm not too worried about the very long legs as it does walk.
  2. macnugget

    macnugget Songster

    it will dry up

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