please help! assisted hatch,yolks not absorbed

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silkieloverz123, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. silkieloverz123

    silkieloverz123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this chick was 4 days overdue. could hear him chirping but no rocking,no pip. i pipped the egg and he seemed very crammed so i assisted and he was big but didnt help at all.noticed the yolk wasnot absorbed so i returned him to the bator.is there still hope for him?
     
  2. stefan333

    stefan333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 healthy one month old chicks who looked like they were gonna die from unabsorbed yolks. Only one chick did die, but the others were okay. Granted they were only 2 days overdue, though. I had the temp down too low during incubation.
     
  3. Overoberyl

    Overoberyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is he still in the egg? I would put a wet paper towel underneath or around the egg to help keep the humidity high and prevent the unabsorbed yolk from drying out. Other than that, all you can do is wait, and yes, there is hope!
     
  4. silkieloverz123

    silkieloverz123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well he made it out of the egg himself and hes chirping loud enough but still laying around alot and dragging the cord. my real concern now is there seems to be alot of blood droplets
     
  5. Sally Sunshine

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