Stuck egg unstuck with a chick in it?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by skeeter03, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. skeeter03

    skeeter03 Songster

    Jun 23, 2009
    Is this even possible? i have one hen who lays dark eggs and she had a stuck egg / or she stopped laying and pooped out her innards - I gave her a sitz bath for a bit and let her go. she has been doing quite well still havent found an egg from her until this a.m. I found an egg in the coop broken open with a early stage chick in it! I DO NOT have a broody what-so-ever cause I only have two hens (the other one had produced an egg today and every day none missing just the brown hen hasnt) and both run free-range a good portion of the day with the rooster. so no-one was sitting on this egg long enough to produce a chick with just few little feathers.
    SOOOO experts - what the heck?
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009

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