What do to with a VERY cracked egg, chick peeping

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Windsor, May 23, 2011.

  1. Windsor

    Windsor Out Of The Brooder

    Found it this evening just outside the duck's nest. Very cracked, about 1/3 of the shell coming off the membrane, and some blood. It's in the incubator for now, shuold it survive, sounds like a chick, vs. a duck too - not that there's a lot of difference.

    I've looked through several threads, taping this up doesn't seem to be an option - there's a leg sticking out.

    Last edited: May 23, 2011
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Sounds like it is in process of zipping and should be out of the egg shortly after it warms up. Good luck.
  3. Windsor

    Windsor Out Of The Brooder

    Did fine, and we've gotten it into a nest with a chicken - who has five ducklings! [​IMG]

  4. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2010
    Quote:Awesome !! How cool is that! [​IMG]

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