Weak and eyes closed. Will it be ok??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Belindaj11, Nov 10, 2015.

  1. Belindaj11

    Belindaj11 New Egg

    Nov 10, 2015
    Hi there,

    I have 7 fertile eggs under my broody hen and its my first time hatching eggs! Day 21 was yesterday and I have 6/7 hatched so far. However, one of them has come out and appears weak and eyes are closed. Legs are still curled up as if still in the egg and bottom half is a little bloody. She is breathing and mouth is opening.

    What has happened? Did she not fully absorb the yolk? Will she be ok if I leave her with Mumma? I am scared to take her out in case she gets rejected afterwards

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