Silkie chick hatched this morning Help please i think somethings wrong

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  1. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i woke up this morning to hear chirping and it was a silkie chick! its a non bearded chick but i hope its a hen. ill post pics later this evening
     
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  2. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww...pics!!! [​IMG] You'd be in heaven here...I have silkies hatching all over the place right now--3 incubators and have about 8 broody hens!!! It never gets old though! I get excited every time one hatches!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i had one egg i was really wanting to hatch it was a bearded hen with a bearded roo and i was wanting a bearded one but this one is just as good
     
  4. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when i got the chick out of the incubator i looked at its stomach and its got blood around it and a big dark spot around the blood what is it?
     
  5. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    Could be where the ambilical cord was connected. I hope you left him in there for awhile to dry while the others start to hatch?!
     
  6. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he was in there all day and he was dry and the others had no pip so i dont think they will hatch but i could be wrong they could hatch tomorrow but im going to take the chick out and put it in a brooder tonight
     

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