RE: First Born Silkie died

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChickNLittle, May 25, 2008.

  1. ChickNLittle

    ChickNLittle Songster

    Mar 22, 2008
    Folkston, Georgia
    Well I had one silkie born last night, a black one, the color I wanted, and he/she passed away during the night. It seemed very healthy last night. I have no other pips, but today is the 21st day, so I am hoping I will have lots of pips by this afternoon and get some more black ones. I feel terrible. [​IMG]
  2. bangor777

    bangor777 Songster

    May 4, 2008
    OH, I'm so sorry. I hope the rest of the hatch goes well. Please keep us posted!
  3. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    Wow, That is a shame, did you leave it in the incubator or did you remove it to the brooder. Just second guessing here. was the temperature ok in the brooder? How about the incubator. If the one hatched early it could be the temp is a bit high there. Let us know how the rest of the hatch is doing. Sorry about your black chick.

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