Sticky Chicks??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jenlynn4, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. jenlynn4

    jenlynn4 Songster

    Jan 12, 2007
    Anyone know what caused this? I had 4 eggs that I set a day after the majority of the eggs and they all hatched out all sticky! They all needed assistance and one even pooped in the shell. I think it did that BEFORE it absorbed the yolk because inside the shell was bright green and also I could see green inside the chicks stomach where the yolk is! I hope it doesnt die. Could this be a humidity issue? JEN

  2. heathersboers

    heathersboers Songster

    Dec 2, 2010
    Definitely a humidity problem... our last batch tried to get sticky on us....we had to add sponges to get it up...
  3. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    I'm pretty sure you have your humidity TOO HIGH.
    30% on days 1 through 18; 50% during the last 3 days

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