What happened?!?!?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bunch-a-chickens, Dec 2, 2007.

  1. bunch-a-chickens

    bunch-a-chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been meaning to post this. I tost an egg in the incubator that i wasnt real about hatching, just one, and i never heard any cheeping, but when candled a day before it was ready to see the world, i could see it kicking. on the twenty-third day i cracked it open, and it didnt have a head(thus the no chirping), and it hadnt obsorbed the yolk. other than that it looked ready to pop out. What on earth happened?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Sounds like a genetic defect. Lots of things can go wrong in development caused by many different possible issues. If it doesn't keep happening, don't worry about it.
     

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