Late Loss of the sister egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MamaMarcy, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2011
    Snohomish, WA
    I saw kicking in both our wyandotte eggs on day 21. It's day 23 and Wynona (or George) hatched this morning. Seeing no movememnt from the 2nd egg & no peeping, I decided to candle it this morning. Nothing. This is the one with the odd air cell that stretched down the side of the egg. So, fearing the worst I set up to help it hatch hoping maybe there was tiny chnace it was still alive. The inner membrane had dried out and once in the air cell I could tell it was still & no longer with us. I helped her hatch fully. She had a mishapen head, her legs were too far apart (far as I could tell) and some of her innards were still outside. [​IMG] Just not meant to be. I'm glad I know why she didn't make it, though. [​IMG]
  2. flspnr

    flspnr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
    Gibsonton, FL

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