Please tell me what happened

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by harris farm, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. harris farm

    harris farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had 9 eggs in the bator. 5 hatched by sunday. 1 was just liquid so i threw it out. the last three i could see the chicks moving on day 18 before lockdown. here it is day 22 and there was nothing moving at all and i could see liquid move as i turned it when candling. So i opened the 3 eggs and they were all fully developed but dead. What causes them to die at the very end like this? The yoke sack was the size of a dime maybe smaller and one had poop inside.
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Liquid moving means that they did manage to pip in to the air cell. Also meas that they didn't dry out an stick. So they ether had a health reason they couldn't pip the shell as suffocated or they drowned when they piped in to the air cell. I would guess drowned by the size of the yoke but thats just a guess.
     

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