Sticky Baby

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Woods_Woman, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. Woods_Woman

    Woods_Woman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 21, 2009
    Oregon Rain Forest
    Today I had a baby hatch...It's a day early, and arrived sticky. Its dried off now, but a small bit of membrane & shell stuck to it's back..How should I remove it ?

    Tina
     
  2. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

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    Try a dry soft brush, a makeup or tooth brush, and gently brush the dried stuff off its fluff. You may need to coddle this one a bit, with extra nutritious food & vitamins. I've found the early sticky chicks to be more delicate & vulnerable, they don't often make it. Sorry. I hope this one beats the odds and thrives for you.

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  3. Woods_Woman

    Woods_Woman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 21, 2009
    Oregon Rain Forest
    Thank you for the info, I will clean it up a bit. Seems to be very strong, but I will keep my fingers crossed.
     

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