pipped egg hatching from pointed ind of egg and bleeding

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jayk117, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. jayk117

    jayk117 In the Brooder

    Feb 7, 2009
    ive been incubating nacked neck/blue andalusian hybrid eggs and i put in two small batches one week apart in my LG incubator. the first batck hatched 100% succsesfull and the second batch is due tomorrow but 3 out of the 4 are already pipped and one of them is pipped from the wrong end and has blood on the membrane around it. i dont know what to do or what caused this.

    Please help
  2. thebritt

    thebritt Songster

    Mar 5, 2009
    Humboldt County
    I'm sorry I don't have any advice other that to see what happens.
  3. mahen8622

    mahen8622 Songster

    Jan 19, 2009
    i had ta help one pipped like that a week ago the chick is doing great if you help them hatch let them be pipped a while bc they might still be obsorbing yolk, i made sure they had a clear hole to breath out of then started from the back bc i didnt wantt o mess up the belly button area bc they could bleed out ( i had a chick hatch out and kick its cord and it cut it and bled out very sad) if it doesnt seem very successful on its own hatching id help it out
  4. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Songster

    Feb 15, 2009
    Northern California
    If he's made a hole in the shell he can likely breathe. Is it only the membrane that is bloody, or is blood actually oozing out? A bloody membrane is ok. I wouldn't worry too much, give it time and see what happens. Chicks are pretty resilient.
  5. jayk117

    jayk117 In the Brooder

    Feb 7, 2009
    well its not bleeding anymore and it has a good hole to breath out of so i hope it will be ok
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    He has probably just hit a small vein in the membrane area and will be fine.
  7. jayk117

    jayk117 In the Brooder

    Feb 7, 2009
    it hatched and is doing good, as are all the rest. i guess it wasnt that big of a deal but since ive never had it happen before it kinda scarred me.

    thanks for the advice though

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