is this shrink wrapped?? PICS!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Rbl4life, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. Rbl4life

    Rbl4life Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not the best quality pictures, but there is a fully developed chick in there and have a large open area at the top of the egg. and the membrane tightly holds the chick

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  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Pics are too small to really tell. Can you post them bigger?
     
  3. Rbl4life

    Rbl4life Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats the biggest they will let me , try clicking on them to make them larger
     
  4. 1234duck

    1234duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Click on the picture & it will go larger! ~I thought shrink wrapped was when the membrane is white & dried around/hugging the baby? Is it still alive?
     
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Thank you!!!

    No that is not shrink wrapped, that is a thick membrane. Please tell me you did not peel that off.......
     
  6. Rbl4life

    Rbl4life Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when i poked it , the chick was rock hard and so was the film, dead as a door knob
     
  7. 1234duck

    1234duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    How did the shell get off if baby didn't get through the membrane yet?
     
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Ok I get it now. It is not shrink wrapped, but the membrane was too thick for them to pip internally. I have had this happen to me too. There is really nothing to prevent it.

    You know how sometimes when you crack and egg to eat it and you have to really poke through it to get it out? Yeah, one of those. Bummer!!!! I hate losing chicks.
     
  9. Rbl4life

    Rbl4life Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i chipped it away because i knew the chick was dead already..
     
  10. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:[​IMG] Don't kick yourself. It happens to all of us that hatch. You didn't do anything wrong.
     

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