My Guinea baby keet is bleeding!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KaleDaDuck, May 20, 2019.

  1. KaleDaDuck

    KaleDaDuck In the Brooder

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    So its been 15 hours since the egg pipped and so i tried to be gentle with manual hatch i kept watering it slowly with warm water checking condtantly for veins.. So there was just a little bit of shell remaining and the chicken got it head of it... So i thought why dont i get it out of the egg since it had its head out.. Suddenly i saw my hands full with blood.. Now ive experienced and hatched many guinea eggs but this is too new and im not sure what do i do? Was i doing good?
     

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  2. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    It wasn't ready. Putting cornstarch or flour on the umbilical will stop bleeding. Place the baby into a paper towel lined container in the incubator till it finds it feet.
     
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