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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by berryhill chicks, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. berryhill chicks

    berryhill chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Mar 26, 2009
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    Just put eggs out of turner into cartons, dropped one, the shell shattered but the membrane held, chick moving. Will it live? Have 5 silkie eggs, 17 sex links, some with giant partridge cochin cross:/
     
  2. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if it were mine i would cull the one you dropped, for i have never seen one make it after being dropped. and good luck william
     
  3. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    wrapp it in warm wet paper towels and hope for the best. need to keep that membrane wet.
     
  4. bearfeet3

    bearfeet3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep keep it moist, thats really all you can do.
     

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