Is this normal??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ladybyrd3, May 12, 2010.

  1. ladybyrd3

    ladybyrd3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Apr 16, 2010
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    My first chick hatched but it is just lying there (sleeping/breathing) and its stomach doesnt look closed up all the way. Is this normal?? Will it close?? Or is this one not going to make it??[​IMG]
     
  2. Karrie13

    Karrie13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    Minnesota
    When my chicks hatched out they laid and rested for several hours, I was worried about them too. The stomach that isn't closed up all the way is where it was attached to the shell. It will probably be fine, it may look more open than it really is. Do you have a picutre? That will help.
     
  3. ladybyrd3

    ladybyrd3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Unfortunetly, it passed away [​IMG] I didnt have the heart to take a picture of its stomach. Just so sad!!

    But on a good note, as I was taking the one out I could hear 2 other eggs so hopefully we have 2 more coming. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 12, 2010

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