Twins hatching from chicken egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Animalluver91, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. Animalluver91

    Animalluver91 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I was candling one of my eggs that I am hatching and was surprised to find two embryos moving around. I know one might be the yolk but after a few days i candled it again and I saw two chick embryos moving and could plainly see the yolk. Yesterday I started noticing on the outside of the egg dark to light streaks like something is tearing or ripping apart, almost like the membrane and the egg is a little bigger than it was. Is this normal with twin chicks hatching or is it something i should be worried about? Its my first twins hatching and Im kind of nervous about it. The twins are still alive and moving even though this is happening. Thank you.
     
  2. chickydee64

    chickydee64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cannot help with the answer....but folks will need to know how many days have they been incubating?
     
  3. Animalluver91

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    the egg has been in the incubator for 8 days one of the chicks is right under one of the larger tears or rips.
     
  4. Shades of Blue

    Shades of Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Animalluver91

    Animalluver91 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the video, iv helped chicks hatch before but never twins so it will help. Im just worried about the egg it looks like its stretching and membrane ripping, i hope they make it already love them
     

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