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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tnmommy, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. tnmommy

    tnmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    10 out of 14 eggs hatched this week. Everything was going great until the last hatch. Poor thing had its brain exposed. I cannot believe how active and "normal" it was behaving other than having half of its brain poking out through a hole where its skull should be. [​IMG]I have been ready, though, for just such an emergency by reading about euthanasia methods on this site, knowing that raising animals means culling and euthanizing at some point. I held the little thing for awhile and then it went fairly peacefully in a euthanasia chamber setup.
     
  2. cpegram

    cpegram Chillin' With My Peeps

    awe I am sorry [​IMG] I have never seen anything like that.
     
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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Sorry about the poor little chick. Glad the rest of your hatch went well.
     
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