Please help, I have an urgent ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by outback hatcher, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. I locked down my eggs last night and when I got home from work a few minutes ago there was 2 that hatched already.
    my question is one of them is dead and I think its insides are on the outside in the bottom of my incubator is it okay to open it long enough to remove the dead one and do a quick clean up?[​IMG]
  2. SarahIrl

    SarahIrl Songster

    May 4, 2010
    West Cork, Ireland
    Yes, but plan how to do it first so you can do it really quickly. Grab te chick and what you can of the other bits in a paper towel and put another one over the bits left. Just so the other's won't peck. Better to do it while there's none others pipped.
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    In this case, yes. Just use damp paper towels to clean up, and be quick.

    Hope all the rest are okay.
  4. I just removed the dead chick and did a quick clean up.
    While I was doing this 2 more hatched so I'm hoping this will turn out ok for them.[​IMG]
    I also moved the tray to the bottom of the bator so no more will fall down although this is the first time out of all the eggs i hatched this has happened.

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