Shell coming off the eggs!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by denco5, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. denco5

    denco5 Songster

    Jun 23, 2010
    Ocoee Florida
    I have 7 eggs under a broody hen, they are set to hatch on Wednesday. Two of the eggs have had the shells start to release from the egg, only a thin membrane is left. The chick is moving, no chirping, in there but most of the shell is off.

    What do I do? Do i help or let mother nature do its thing?

    Thanks in advance
  2. cva34

    cva34 Songster

    Aug 10, 2011
    Van Vleck ,TX
    I'm no spert but I say let nature take its course.I say give them more OysterShell (next time)If your already doing it try smaller grit.cva34

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