Quick new hatch!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by melamom, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. melamom

    melamom Hatching

    Jan 26, 2008
    Ok I know it is late, but this is my first chick and he zipped and is all out but it looks as if his bottom is stuck on the inside of the egg, should I do anything?? I was told to leave the bator shut!! AHHHH help please!
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Leave it shut, it will usually come free from the chick when it dries up. After they all hatch, and if it's still stuck. Take sissors and cut the cord connecting it to the shell. Don't cut too close to the chick or pull on the cord. Just keep it closed for another 24 hours.

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