Saving a Wet Hatcher

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BerrytangleFarm, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. BerrytangleFarm

    BerrytangleFarm British and Scandinavian Poultry

    Okay, guys, I have one egg that pipped late last night some time. It has been bubbling goo ever since. The little one's beak is poked out breathing. Opinions? I do have 4 more eggs in the incubator that have pipped (one appears to be zipping) and have taken 4 hatchlings out to the brooder. There was one yesterday that pipped and drew blood, but it appears to have died [​IMG]

  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Well, if it were me I would remove it and clean up what goo you can, as long as you can do it quickly. Then trying chipping away at the egg. Sounds like the yolk sac busted. That doesn't necessarily mean it will die, just be very weak. If you can manage to get it out of its shell, make sure to add some sugar to the water, and get some liquid vitamins WITHOUT iron. Polyvisol.

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